Beef Cattle


Anaplasmosis in Beef Cattle (pdf)

Calving School - The Calving Process (pdf)

Cow-Calf Management Guide and Cattle Producers Library - Order form - University of Idaho

The Second Edition of the Cow-Calf Management Guide & Cattle Producer's Library is available for distribution. Extension specialists in 12 western states have prepared this 950-page Second Edition that contains 250 fact sheets for cattle producers. Included are sections on Quality Assurance, Nutrition, Reproduction, Range and Pasture, Animal Health, Management, Marketing, Finance, Genetics, and Drought ad Other Natural Disasters. Producer Management Guides and Troubleshooting Guide help you find answers to questions, and the handbook also contains a CD-ROM disc with a search feature and movie clips on necropsy and foot-and-mouth disease. The price of $95 plus postage entitles purchasers who are registered with an address to receive future updates. Order your copy on line by hitting the subscribe link button or by contact the Animal & Vet Science Department, University of Idaho, PO Box 442330, Moscow, ID 83844-2330, (208) 885-7839. Make checks payable to Animal & Vet Science. Idaho residents add 6 percent sales tax ($100.70 total price), plus postage if mailed.

Calving School Handbook / OSU (pdf, approximately 96 pages of printed text)


Drought Conditions - Effects on Cattle in Western States

Linked to articles from "Cow-Calf Management Guide and Cattle Producer's Library." Published by the Cooperative Extension System (California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming).

Cattle Management During Drought (pdf)

Tips for Dealing with Drought on Range (pdf)

Drought and Climate Related Web Sites (pdf)

Drought Advisory: Managing Irrigated Pastures and Grass Haylands (pdf)

Nutritional Requirement of the Beef Cow During Drought (pdf)

Weather Related Sale of Livestock and the Tax Implications (pdf)


Health Record forms below developed by OSU Animal Sciences and OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Cow/Calf Producer - Product Use History Record (pdf)

Stocker, Backgrounder or Feeder - Product Use History Record (pdf)

Treatment History Record (pdf)

Market Cow and Bull - Product History Record (pdf)