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Large Animal Removal and Disposal

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Exploring Bos Indicus Beef Cattle Breeds

Many people do not realize that there are two major families of beef cattle: the Bos taurus and the Bos Indicus. Those that are in the Bos indicus family are different from Bos taurus in that they feature a musculo-fatty hump, short sleek coats and a pendulous dewlap. This family of beef cattle, which originated from southern Asia, is also better suited to hot temperate regions due to their high heat tolerance and resistance to tick fever. The following are some of the breeds found in this family of beef cattle.

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Exploring Bos Taurus Beef Cattle Breeds

Did you know that there are several different types of beef cattle? Among these are several breeds that fall within the Bos taurus family of cattle. Here is a look at some of the main Bos taurus breeds.

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Keeping Cattle Cool with Structural Changes

Making a few structural changes can significantly help to increase the level of comfort for your cattle during the hot summer months. When considering how to make these changes, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Protecting Cattle from Heat with Dietary Changes

During the hot summer months of Arizona, it is even more important to take steps to ensure your cattle are able to withstand the heat. With a few feeding changes, you can help t ensure your cattle are well-prepared for the heat. 

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3 Barn Additions for Keeping Cattle Cool

In the hot Arizona summer months, finding ways to keep your cattle cool is essential. Fortunately, there are several devices that you can use to help keep your cattle cool and comfortable in the heat. Here is a look at just a few and how to use them.

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Providing Your Cattle with a Fresh Supply of Water

When raising beef cattle, ensuring your animals have access to clean, fresh water every day is essential. This isn’t always an easy task considering cattle drink between three to 30 gallons of water every day during cool weather. On hot days, such as those frequently experienced in Arizona, their water needs increase significantly. Here is a look at your two primary options for providing water to your cattle. Read More

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Maintaining a Safe, Healthy Pasture for Your Beef Cattle

Having a good pasture is one of the keys to having healthy beef cattle. Not only is pasture grass important in terms of providing your cattle with the roughage it needs, but your cattle will also rely heavily on the pasture grass to provide it with many of its necessary vitamins. Read More