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DataMars releases all-in-one injector

published: November 14th 2022 source: DataMars

Datamars Livestock prioritizes safety and flexibility with innovative VS Injector

published: September 22nd 2021 source: DataMars

Accuracy, efficacy, and safety are critical in any operation’s animal health protocol. The Simcro VS Injector is a premium syringe that can help you ensure all three. The fixed dose makes it easy to determine whether the full amount has been given....

Zoetis announces combination treatment for BRD

published: August 11th 2020 source: Zoetis

  PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 9, 2021 — Zoetis today announced a new combination product to treat bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and control related fever (pyrexia): Draxxin® KP (tulathromycin and ketoprofen injection) Injectable Solution....

Guide to avoiding and handling snake bites

published: July 7th 2020 by: Stephanie Young source:

For those involved with all things outdoors, it's a must to remain vigilant for snakes, as they can sneak up on you out of nowhere if you aren’t careful. And they’re dangerous in many cases....

Selling lambs or goats? AgriLife has an app for that

published: July 16th 2019 by: Susan Himes source: Texas AgriLife Today

SAN ANGELO — The Lamb and Goat Market Forecast app for iPhone helps producers pick the best time to sell by projecting marginal revenue per head.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the San Angelo State University information technology department developed the predictive program, and it’s available for free at  https://apps....

Three New Hardware Systems Approved for Capturing Carcass Ultrasound Traits for CUP Lab®, LLC

published: June 14th 2018 source: CUP Labs

CUP Lab®, LLC is pleased to announce it has recently been granted approval for five new intramuscular fat models, for three new hardware systems, to be used in the carcass ultrasound industry....

Check out your cattle’s daily performance

published: April 9th 2018 by: Kayla Jentz source: Purina

  Shoreview, Minn. [March 23, 2018] – The Purina Animal Nutrition and Performance Livestock Analytics (PLA) relationship has evolved to deliver more precise insights for Purina customers using Performance Beef software....

Patriot now offers its strongest integrated solar energizer

published: March 17th 2018 source: TruTest

  Great just got better. Patriot is upping the game—again—with its strongest integrated solar energizer yet. Introducing SolarGuard 555: All the bells and whistles of the Patriot SolarGuard 155, now capable of up to 0....

Zoetis Introduces Veterinary Feed Directive Mobile Application

published: March 2nd 2017 source: Zoetis

  PARSIPPANY, N.J.,  To benefit veterinarians and their busy schedules amid the implementation of the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulation, Zoetis has introduced a mobile application for use on smartphones, helping simplify the process of writing a VFD for AUREOMYCIN® (chlortetracycline) or AUREO S 700® (chlortetracycline/sulfamethazine) for their cattle clients....

Next generation of cattle bander announced

published: August 22nd 2016 source: Callicrate

No-Bull Enterprises is proud to introduce the next generation Callicrate Bander – the Callicrate PRO Bander™.   It is the most advanced tool of its kind, thanks in part to the use of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing....

Genex Introduces RumiLife Electrolyte M Supplement for Mature Cattle

published: May 4th 2016 source: Genex

  SHAWANO, Wis.— Genex Cooperative, Inc. is now marketing RumiLife™ Electrolyte M™ nutritional supplement, a ready-to-use oral electrolyte specifically formulated for mature dairy and beef cattle....

Noble Foundation releases mobile recordkeeping app

published: September 29th 2014 source: Noble Foundation

ARDMORE, Okla. — With continuous technology advancements, production agriculture is more efficient and mobile than ever before. As part of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation's focus on advancing agriculture, the organization has released a mobile recordkeeping app as part of its Junior Beef Excellence Program....

Record Calf Prices--Spend It Wisely!

published: September 22nd 2014 by: Carrie Johnson source: Igrow

Calf prices are setting records this year and now that you have sold; you are looking at a substantial increase in spending money. A major decision that needs to be made is whether or not profits should be used for personal use or to reinvest that money back into your operation....

Taking Agriculture To A Higher Level Of Precision

published: February 28th 2014 by: Robert Burns source: Texas AgriLife

COLLEGE STATION – Imagine, if you will, a tractor pulling a fertilizer wagon travelling at 8 to 9 mph along a field of thousands of sorghum test plants. As the tractor moves through the field plots, an onboard computer linked to sensors measures everything from plant height and development to nitrogen needs....

Mobile Cattle Tracker App Offers Data Collection System

published: December 18th 2013 source: University of Nebraska Extension

LINCOLN, Nebraska — A new app from EdMedia at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln allows the cow/calf producer to enter events electronically as they happen. Cow/calf records need to be collected at specific times during the year, such as at weaning, pregnancy checks and at calving....

Apps To Help You Maintain Your Ponds

published: December 4th 2013 by: Steve Byrns source: Texas AgriLife

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service now has six new iPhone apps available for pond aficionados, said agency experts. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist at College Station, provided the leadership to develop the new tools geared toward pond owners and managers....

Muck Boots Designed For Farmers And Ranchers

published: June 19th 2012 source: Muck Boots

Smithfield, Rhode Island (June 18, 2012) THE ORIGINAL MUCK BOOT COMPANYTM offers a durable all-weather boot designed to weather the wear-and-tear associated with farming and ranching. The Chore is designed to provide all-day comfort throughout the rugged terrain and extreme conditions that can be associated with farming and ranching....

Humane Bander Introduced

published: January 2nd 2012 source: Callicrate Banders

The U.S. company known for inventing the premiere high-tension banding castration tool on the market is now introducing a lighter, sleeker version designed to bring the same humane, user-friendly technique to newborn calves, sheep and goats....

Recipes still needed for ICA Cookbook!

published: November 26th 2010 source: ICA Of Texas

We need YOUR best recipes for the ICA Cook-book. Choose from any category, from appetizers to desserts, and send one or many to the ICA Office at P.O. Box 1168, Lockhart, TX 78644-1168. You also may email recipes to the office at tica@icatexas....

Patients Paying For More Face Time With Drs.

published: January 23rd 2010 by: Tom Murphy source: Associated Press

Over the counter cold-and-flu remedy: $5.99. Trip to the doctor's office: $20. Extra time to bend your doctor's ear: $1,500 a year and up. Primary care physicians are increasingly offering exclusivity to those willing to pay for it....

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