Animals & Livestock
Beef producers have a new resource to help them keep up with rapidly changing trends and topics in the industry - a monthly, 15-minute video webcast produced by Purdue University's Department of Animal Sciences in cooperation with BEEF Magazine.
Judy Chandler hand feeds an apple to one of her cows, a favorite she raised on her farm. She credits
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Judy Chandler learned a lot about farming - the "hard way." But she wanted to learn to do everything the right way. So she reached out to Feldun-Purdue Agricultural Center for help.
Cattle grazing in flooded or muddy fields have a higher risk of contracting the bacterial infections
Cattle grazing for prolonged periods in flooded or muddy pastures are at greater risk for foot rot and pinkeye, two bacterial infections that thrive in wet conditions, a Purdue Extension veterinary specialist says.
Boot jacks and boots
Boot jacks are something that all of us who grew up on a farm have probably used at one time or another. They are devices that aid in removal of a person's boots. The boot jack allows you to take off your boots without touching them with your hands.