Many of our local cattle ranches are very concerned about their livestock with the recent anthrax epidemic. This situation could be even more devastating to our local economy if the epidemic were to spread. Cattle need proper grazing and nutrition this time of year and this years drought has not made it easy for ranchers. Pastures dry up and cost of supplement food is skyrocketing. The article below will help cattle men through some of the steps to keep your herd and the ranch healthy.
When I received the article 15 tips on keeping cows healthy in drought (Living the Country Life, August, 2012), in my email, I thought it might contain helpful information to ranchers on maintaining a safe environment and healthy land use for livestock during this tough time. To read the rest of this article click here.
15 tips on keeping cows healthy in drought