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TheBeefSite Newsletter - 25th February 2009

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Mycotoxins in Cattle
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi which have a negative impact on animals and humans, either by ingestion, inhalation or skin contact. This paper, written by product managers, Inês Rodrigues and Yunior Acosta Aragón, examines management control methods for mycotoxins in silages.
Environmental Factors Impacting BVD Vaccines in Angus Calves
This study evaluates the impact of environmental factors on the serological response to commercial bovine viral diarrhea type vaccinations in Angus cattle for inclusion as fixed effects into subsequent genetic evaluations for response to vaccination. This article, prepared by Matt Schneider, J R Tait, Julia Ridpath, and Jim Reecy, was published in the Iowa State University Animal Industry
Hay Feeding Methods and Wintering Costs
A three year wintering investigation was conducted at Dickinson Research Extension Center in North Dakota to determine the effect of hay feeding methods on cow wintering cost, writes Robbie Baird LeValley, Tri River Area Range & Livestock Extension Agent. This article was published by Colarado State University.
Calf Scours
Calf scours or diarrhea is among the leading causes of early calf hood death, writes Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Athens County. This article was published in the Ohio State University Extension Beef Team Newsletter.
Know Your Environment Because Cows Depend On It
The challenges this winter have been many, writes Kris Ringwall, North Dakota State University Extension Service Beef Specialist.
* Global Beef Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Farmers Angry Over Test Charge Plans
 » FMD NEWS: Disease Hits Nine Vietnamese Provinces
 » BLUETONGUE: Chief Vet to Hear Vaccine Worries
 » CAB: Beef Forms a Healthy Diet

   Australia

 » Two Year Study to Test Drench Resistance
 » Will Australian Cattle Benefit from Floods?
 » Oz Programme to Assist with Parasite Control
 » Support Arrives for Fire and Flood Victims
 » Import Plan Mystery
 » WA Announces Johne's Disease Free Zone Status
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary

   United Kingdom

 » Northern Irish Beef for Netherlands
 » Cow Signals Initiative Shows Health
 » Linking Cattle Temperament with Meat Quality
 » Cattle Health Initiative Launched at Spring Show
 » Settlement Won in Foot-and-mouth Case
 » Incidence of TB in UK Cattle
 » UK Slaughter Statistics - February 2009
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   United States

 » JBS S.A. Acquisition of National Beef is Terminated
 » K-State: A Model for Cow Comfort
 » Beef Study Finds No Secret Formula for Demand
 » Missouri Prepares for Grass Tetany Season
 » Measuring Livestock's Large Carbon Footprint
 » Livestock Herds: a New Breeding Ground for MRSA?
 » FSIS Issues New Directive on Meat Inspection
 » Beef Export: US Success Story Continues
 » Implementation of COOL Law Announced
 » US Senators to Block Meat Imports from Argentina
 » GAO Report Warns of Shortage of Veterinarians
 » Court Upholds EPA 'Dust Rule' For Farms
 » Weekly US Cattle Outlook: Beef Exports Up
 » US Livestock Slaughter Statistics
 » U.S. Cattle on Feed Down Six Per Cent
 » Weekly Outlook: Corn and Soybean Basis Risk

   Brazil

 » Brazilian Beef On its Way Back to EU

   China

 » Chinese Regime Covers Up Outbreak
 » Feed Supplier Audit Service Launched in China
 » 8,000 Cattle Die in China's Snowstorm
Claas - Time for new rules
   Canada

 » Welfare Groups Accuse Canada of Misleading Claims
 » Economic Analysis Maps Road to Success
 » Phosphorus Availability Varies According to Source
 » Meat Recall Mirrored in Maple Leaf's Fiscal 2008

   Argentina

 » Farmers Meet with Government Over Strike

   India

 » A Lesson in Parasite Infections on Livestock

   New Zealand

 » Vet Scheme to Aid New Zealand Producers

   Ireland

 » Irish Breakthrough in Genomic Bulls

   Viet Nam

 » Disease Hits Nine Vietnamese Provinces
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That's all for this week!

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