implants

Ear tags + implant= 40 pound weight gain

· April 4, 2017

A Kansas State University study has found by using ear tags in combination with growth implants, cattle can put on a little more weight. Beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi said using the two treatments reduces horn flies, a nuisance that costs the U.S livestock industry approximately $1 billion in losses each year, according to a […]

Zoetis: Three tips for improving stocker gain

· February 27, 2017

Growing up on a 5,000-head feedyard in the Oklahoma Panhandle,  Jeff Sarchet,  senior veterinarian, Zoetis Beef Technical Services, observed firsthand the benefits of well-managed cattle coming in from the stocker level. “I work with a number of stocker operations across the country, and no matter the region, they share the same priority at this level […]

Zoetis: Extra gain from implants brings extra dollars

· February 9, 2017

For the past 70 years Graham Angus Farm in Georgia has been known for its quality Angus genetics, but what most cattle producers might not know about the commercial operation is the farm has recently found success with implants. “The extra gain from using implants translates to extra dollars,” said Kip McMillan, cattle manager. “With […]

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