Welcome to Episode 43 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

2:16 – How Big of a Concern is Mud?

6:58 – Sandhills Calving System

12:45 – Top 5 Tips for Managing and Preventing Calf Scours

  • Identify sick calves as soon as possible
  • Make sure that cows calve in adequate body condition
  • Make sure that cows don’t congregate in one area of the pasture
  • Separate older calves from younger calves
  • Make every week like the first week of the calving season for as many cows as possible

For a more detailed report of these tips, please click here

14:16 – When Should I Castrate Bull Calves?

17:40 – Interview with Patti Dollarhide – Beef Up Your Kansas Day Event

23:15 – BCI Beef Tip – Take Mud Seriously

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