Some can link the Seminole Tribe’s start in the cattle business back to 1521 (before it was called the “Seminole” tribe), when a cattle trade occurred with Ponce de Leon. Today the tribe’s ranchland spreads over five counties in Central and South Florida, stretching all the way down to the Everglades. Conditions are hot, humid and wet, but the cattle thrive.
Merck Animal Health’s CreatingConnections™ Training Series was developed to help producers, employees, veterinarians and nutritionists give the best possible care for cattle by providing them with education, information and training. The series includes proven practices and techniques for animal handling that help improve cattle well-being and overall herd health.
A low-stress environment for cattle starts with the right setup for loading/unloading, sorting and handling. There are several things producers can do to improve animal-handling practices in each of these key areas.
Starting a cattle operation is no easy task. There’s a lot of hard work involved in any job within the cattle business, but what truly sets the successful feedyard owners apart? Read the full article for details.
Merck Animal Health releases update to Beef Market Central app.