The payoff of BVD PI Testing

NOU5639May 3, 2016

By Kevin Hill, D.V.M.

This post is the second in a series that looks at decisions you can make now that will not only improve the health of your calves, but also will add significant value. Continue reading

Adding value to your calves

Superior Livestock Auction data showing premiums from preconditioning programs since 1995.

Superior Livestock Auction data showing premiums from preconditioning programs since 1995.

April 19, 2016

By Kevin Hill, D.V.M.

This post kicks off a two-part series that looks at decisions you can make now that will not only improve the health of your calves, but also will add significant value. Continue reading

Spring management influences fall calf profits

May 5, 2015

By Kevin Hill, D.V.M.springturnout_calf

Preventive measures at branding/turnout can help increase the health and productivity of your cows and calves. With this post, we continue our two-part series by Kevin Hill, D.V.M., technical services manager with Merck Animal Health, that explores this important management period. This post focuses on the calves. See the previous post on protecting cows during the breeding and gestation periods. Continue reading

Prepare the cow for a productive summer

productiveSummerCowsBy Kevin Hill, D.V.M

Springtime preventive measures before turnout can help increase the health and productivity of your cows and calves. With this post, we begin a two-part series by Kevin Hill, D.V.M., technical services manager with Merck Animal Health, that explores this important prevention period. This post focuses on how to best protect the cows during the critical breeding and gestation periods. Stay tuned for an upcoming post on calves. Continue reading