Nutritional and Management Strategies During Weaning

Chris Cassady, Ph.D, Beef Technical Sales Manager, BioZyme® Inc.  Weaning spring calves is in full force, which means new calves will soon be entering a stocker or feedlot operation. Cattle are creatures of habit; and any disruptions to their livelihood will induce stress and impact performance. Weaning represents a massive interruption to their daily routine […]

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Feeding for Success: Vita Charge Products Ideal During Stress and Recovery

Just like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, biscuits and gravy, and chips with salsa, some things are just meant to go together. Another pair that goes together is Vita Charge® and antibiotics. Vita Charge is a fast-acting, multi-species livestock supplement for use during stressful times when livestock need protection or assistance in recovery.   “Some people think about giving Vita Charge Cattle Drench when getting […]

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American Rancher Episode Addresses Staying Profitable through Challenges

Little things can add up to big differences, especially when those differences are in your bottom line. That is the message shared by Steve Howard, Howard Ranches in Oklahoma. Howard Ranches along with Thaler Land and Livestock in Wyoming, will be featured on RFD- TV’s American Rancher in June, talking about how the Vita Charge® program […]

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How Vita Charge® Stress Tubs Were Improved

How do you make a great product better? Add one ingredient that is research-proven to work synergistically with other key ingredients to maximize the overall benefits of the product. That’s what the research and production teams at BioZyme® Inc. did with the Vita Charge® Stress Tubs by including a probiotic to the new and improved formula, that launched in October. Vita Charge Stress Tubs […]

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Say Good Riddance to Fall Stressors

If 2020 has taught us anything, it should be to roll with the punches. Change is the theme of the year, and get ready, because it seems like each time we turn a corner, something new is lurking. Perhaps, as livestock producers, this year will help us understand our animals a little better and the way they […]

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Don’t Take Chances with Your Nutrition Program

“Leave nothing to chance.”  That is perhaps one of the most important lessons that Spencer Nero learned during his time at college. He didn’t learn it from some educated professor in a giant lecture hall. Instead, he learned it from the late Nathan Payne, owner and operator at Bud’s Barbershop along The Strip in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Nero […]

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How One Stocker Operator Minimized Medicine Cost and Maximized Return

Farms and ranches passed down from generation to generation, with the younger generation learning from the one before them is just one part of the agricultural legacy. Working together every day to make the land and animals more efficient for the future generations is the other part of that legacy. Howard Cattle Co., at Waurika, […]

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A Guide to Low-Stress Shipping

The cool, crisp mornings are a hint that fall is just around the corner. And for cattle operations, that means one thing – shipping time is quickly approaching. Shipping your cattle might seem like an easy task. Get them penned up, load them up and send them on their way. However, keeping your calves healthy and as low-stress as possible during this […]

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Vita Charge® Clench Launched to Assist with Scours

Our livestock can’t always tell us how they are feeling, until it’s too late. And oftentimes they “show” us they are not feeling their best through diarrhea and scours. When these symptoms occur, you want to make sure your livestock get properly treated to feel their best, so they continue eating, drinking, looking and performing […]

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