Managing Rising Input Costs, Rotational Grazing, Bull and Cow Safety

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2:30 Managing Rising Input Costs  

9:24 Rotational Grazing

16:19 Bull and Cow Safety

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New Antibiotic Legislation, First Calf Heifer Management, Hairy Heel Warts

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3:02 New Antibiotic Legislation  

8:09 First Calf Heifer Management

15:44 Hairy Heel Warts

Guest: Craig Payne, Associate Extension Professor, Extension Vet Med at the University of Missouri  

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Penile Warts, Value of Tree Leaves, Starting in Agriculture

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2:58 Listener Question: Penile Warts  

9:20 Listener Question: Value of Tree Leaves

16:50 Listener Question: Starting in Agriculture  

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Creep Feeding, Minerals & Vitamins, Water Access/Quality

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6:37 Creep Feeding  

13:00 Minerals & Vitamins 

18:27 Water Access/Quality

Guest: Tyler Melroe, Nutritionist with Hubbard Feeds, a division of Alltech

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Warts & Ringworm, Benefits of AI, Early Pregnancy Loss

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2:40 Warts & Ringworm

9:55 Benefits of AI

17:12 Early Pregnancy Loss

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USRSB Key Metrics, Shortening Your Calving Season, Listener Question: Corkscrew Bulls

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2:40 USRSB key metrics

8:56 Shortening your calving season

20:20 Listener question: corkscrew bulls

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Operational Data vs. National Industry Data, Impact of Seasonal Changes, Strategies to Get into the Beef Industry

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3:19 Operational data vs. national industry data

10:08 Impact of seasonal changes

15:30 Strategies to get into the beef industry

Guest: Lance Zimmerman, Director of Research and Protein Market Analysis at CattleFax

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Grazing Plan, Supplementing Cows, Employee Recruitment

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4:14 Grazing plan

10:13 Supplementing cows

18:57 Employee recruitment

Guest: Vaughn Holder, Alltech Ruminant Research Director

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When Bulls Do Not Pass Their BSE, Consumer Interest in Local Beef, Synch and Natural Service

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5:18 When bulls do not pass their BSE

11:50 Consumer interest in local beef

18:11 Listener question: synch and natural service

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Food Animal Veterinary Certificate/ Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas, Should You Perform a BSE on a Mature Bull, Veterinary School Advice

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4:37 Food Animal Veterinary Certificate/ Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas

9:20 Should you perform a BSE on a mature bull?

17:10 Veterinary school advice

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Developing Bulls and Heifers, Bacterial Vaccine Efficacy, Cow Leasing

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3:49 Listener question: developing bulls and heifers

11:31 Bacterial vaccine efficacy

18:32 Listener question: cow leasing

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After the Chat: AI for Cows

In After the Chat, the BCI experts go in deeper about topics from this week’s episode, but also other ideas:

This episode contains cow jokes, a follow-up to AI for Cows, and Kansas trivia!

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AI for Cows, Transitioning to Lush Pastures, Listener Question: Small Ruminants and Cattle

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3:56 AI for cows

12:20 Transitioning to lush pastures

20:00 Listener question: small ruminants and cattle

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Alternative Protein Sources, Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers, Atypical Pinkeye, Cattle Herd Expansion or Contraction

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2:08 Alternative protein sources

9:16 Risk management for cow-calf producers

15:40 Atypical pinkeye in the winter

19:50 Cattle herd expansion or contraction

Guest: Glynn Tonsor, professor of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University

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Hemp as an Alternative Feedsource, Pain Management Decisions, Tactical Health Plan Building, BRD and Pain Management

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2:49 Hemp as an alternative feedsource

8:37 Pain management decisions

14:56 Tactical health plan building

20:42 BRD and pain management

Guest: Mike Kleinhenz

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Beef Quality Assurance, Biosecurity, Secure Beef Supply with Julia Herman

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4:39 Beef Quality Assurance program

10:30 Biosecurity

17:54 Secure beef supply

Guest: Julia Herman, Beef Cattle Veterinarian with NCBA
BQA Resources

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Liver Abscesses, Disaster Response, Focus on Feedlot, Cattlemen’s Day Schedule

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4:19 Listener question: liver abscesses

9:17 Disaster response

17:12 Focus on Feedlot

21:50 Cattlemen’s Day schedule

Guest: Justin Waggoner, Beef Systems Specialist

Kansas State 45th Annual Legacy Sale
Kansas State Cattlemen’s Day

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Pre-Sale Strategy, Questions with a Bull Expert, Cattle Inventory, FAA Testing in Bulls

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3:10 Pre-sale strategy

8:53 Questions with a bull expert

15:47 Cattle inventory

18:46 Listener question: FAA testing in bulls

Guest: Shane Werk, manager of the K-State Purebred Beef Unit

Kansas State 45th Annual Legacy Sale
Kansas State Cattlemen’s Day

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Sandhills Calving System Definition, Planning for Drought, Conflict Resolution

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2:23 Sandhills calving system definition

8:03 Planning for drought

19:21 Conflict resolution

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Minimizing Hay Waste, Balancing Act, Overseeding Legumes, Joint and Navel Ill

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2:41 Minimizing hay waste

8:20 Balancing act: working on the farm and town

13:25 Overseeding legumes

17:21 Joint and navel ill

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Low Stress Facilities, AABP Vaccine Guidelines, Old World Bluestem, Mud Control

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4:27 Low stress facilities

8:17 AABP vaccine guidelines

13:08 Listener question: old world bluestem

18:08 Mud control

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Tracking Technology, Cover Crops, Supplementing Heifers Over the Winter, Dehydration in Calves

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1:13 Tracking technology

3:05 Listener question: cover crops

10:00 Supplementing heifers over the winter

17:26 Dehydration in calves

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Prep for Calving Season, Water in the Winter, Colostrum Management, Supplementing with Fat

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3:08 Prep for calving season

8:27 Water in the winter

14:22 Colostrum management

21:56 Supplementing with fat

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Sorting Hay and Calves, New Diagnostic Test for BRD, Listener Question

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3:15 Follow up from last week: sorting hay and calves

10:08 New diagnostic test for BRD

16:03 Listener question: profitability

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Calving Timing, Breeding Heifers, Body Condition Score Timing

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4:15 Calving timing

11:24 Breeding heifers

18:12 BCS timing

Special Guest: Dr. Anne Koontz, Senior Research Scientist

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