Our hearts go out to this Minnesota family this week after a fatal accident over the weekend. Delbert Horn, 85, of rural Hewitt, Minnesota was attempting to tag a calf Sunday morning when a cow charged him. Otter County deputies and medics were called to the scene around 10:32 a.m. but were unable to revive […]
Bringing a calf into the house during cold weather calving is not unusual for cow/calf producers around this time of year. It’s when the calf won’t leave, it becomes an issue. An orphan bottle calf rescued during Hurricane Harvey has recently grabbed national attention because well frankly, the heifer now thinks she’s a dog. Harveigh […]
A Hazel, Kentucky farmer’s clever rescue of his calf from a frozen pond has created quite a buzz on social media. And as Walter Mehr told Kentucky New Era, the rescue was anything, but easy. While the video is just over three minutes, Mehr estimates the entire process, including preparing the lasso and wood, took […]
That vision came true when the Danville School District served burgers from their own FFA-raised beef as part of the Arkansas Farm to School program.
Inadequate fetal protection against reproductive diseases can lead to low pregnancy rates, abortions, and calf deaths. Protecting the health of the unborn calf is important not only to the vitality of the calf, but also the cow’s well-being and future productivity says one Zoetis expert. “When we discuss major reproductive diseases in beef cattle, our […]