Make Vita Charge® Part of Your Daily Routine

It seems simple to establish a routine with your livestock projects. You probably already have a regimen when it comes to feeding times and rations. Depending on the time of year and other activities, you should have time set aside for daily skin and hair care as well as exercise. Doesn’t it make sense to […]

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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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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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