Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Effective Strategies to Control Internal Parasites

Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University Extension Beef Nutrition Specialist — Internal parasites impair production by increasing energy costs of maintenance and diet digestibility, reducing feed intake, and increasing activity of the immune system. They have a much greater impact on profitability of beef cattle operations than most of us really think. Research has shown weaning weights can be increased by over 30 pounds and pregnancy rates by over 10% by deworming cows in the spring and again in mid-summer. There are 3 classes of dewormers in use today: imidazothiazoles (products such as levamisole), benzimidazoles (oral feed grade, white paste, or…

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Honor

HONOR…DAR Washita Chapter recently presented General Thomas P. Stafford with a Quilt of Valor. Pictured are Evelyn Hart, General Thomas Stafford, Carol Ann Batterton and

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Honored

HONORED…On Monday, November 21, 2022, the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washita Chapter presented Lt. General Thomas P Stafford with a Quilt of Valor at

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