Keeping Calves Healthy When Calving in the Cold
Cold weather calving has its positives and negatives, but one that can get missed is biosecurity. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center discusses how to keep disease at a minimum after the calves are born.
Should I Implant my Feedyard Cattle?
With premiums available for certain non-implanted cattle, many wonder if using an implant is worth it. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center talks about where they are cost-effective, and where they are not.
Swine U – Ventilation
Tune in as Seth Playter highlights ventilation in today's episode.
Swine U – Receiving
Join Seth Playter as he reviews the important aspects of receiving
Can We Determine Heifer Fertility Before Breeding?
We spend a lot of time and money developing heifers and we don't realize the full benefits of our investment unless they get bred. So is there a way to sort those who are likely to settle from those that are not? Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center explains one method that can help!
What Should I Use to Treat Cattle with Coccidiosis?
Coccidia is a nasty disease, causing bloody scours in cattle. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center gives some insights into how to control this disease in cattle on arrival to the feedyard or at weaning time.
Swine U – Marketing and Sorting Before Loading
Join Seth Playter as he reviews the importance of marketing and sorting hogs prior to loading.
Keeping Stock Dams Open in the Winter
When grazing low quality forages, it is essential for cattle to have an ample supply of water. But how do we keep that water in front of them when the cold freezes our water source? Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center provides a couple of tips to help.
Should Cows be Dewormed Before Winter?
Worms are unwelcome visitors in a cow herd, so it makes sense to ask when the best time to get rid of them is. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center discuses deworming cows when the frost starts to settle.
What is the Nutritional Value of Dormant Grass?
For folks who graze in the winter, the question comes up from time to time how valuable that dormant grass is. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center talks about how useful it is, and what supplements may be needed to meet a cow's needs.