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Calving-related challenges for the cow

K-State Beef Cattle Institute veterinarians share tips for managing cows with retained placentas as well as those experiencing a rectal, vaginal or uterine prolapse. Read More



When purchasing bred heifers, it is important to know their expected calving date and vaccination history. (Photo courtesy of Kansas State University Research and Extension.)

Cattle Chat: Adding purchased bred heifers to the herd 

Older cattle are more susceptible to anemia caused by anaplasmosis. (Photo courtesy of Kansas State University Research and Extension.)

Cattle Chat: Managing tick-related sickness in the herd 

  • By Lisa Moser │ Kansas State University Research and Extension
The average age of the herd can be a factor to consider when making culling decisions. (Photo courtesy of Kansas State University Research and Extension.)

Cattle Chat: Culling priorities   

  • By Lisa Moser │ Kansas State University Research and Extension

Preventing vitamin A deficiency

K-State experts offer low-stress cattle handling tips

Weaning strategies to minimize stress

Preparation helps calves adjust to weaning, feedlot