1.  VFD Instructions

​     a.  The VFD requires veterinary scripts for the following:   Chlortetracycline (CTC), Aureomycin,                                   Oxytetracycline, AS-700 and Tylosin (Tylan)

     b.  You do not need a VFD script for coccidiostats or ionophores:  Deccox, Bovatec, Rumensin or                               Amprolium/Corid.  You also do not need a script for beta-agonists such as Actogain or Optaflexx.  

     c.  More information on VFD requirements can be located at:  LINK      

                  

2.  Recommendations for Breeding Success

     a.  Funston and Johnson, UNL, 2016:  LINK
     b.  Perry, SDSU, 2016:  LINK
     c.   Smith et al, U of M and SDSU, 2011:  LINK
     d.  Dahlen et al, NDSU, 2015:  LINK


​3.  Follow University of Wyoming's Cheat Grass Challenge! 
     a.  Wyoming Restoration Challenge on Facebook:  LINK
    

4.  Comparing Energy Value of Whole, Ground, Dry-Rolled, Flaked, and High Moisture Corn. 

     a.  Technical review (Lardy, 2013):  LINK 

     b.  Feeding trial (Corona et al., 2005):  LINK


5.  Mineral Antagonisms in the Rocky Mountain Region.

     a.  Technical review (Spears, 2013):  LINK

     b.  Technical flyer (Swyers, 2014):  LINK


6.  Manure Evaluation - What is your Cow's Manure Telling You?

     a.  Technical flyer (Swyers, 2014):  LINK


7.  Peer-Reviewed Research Articles Authored or Co-Authored:
     a.  Suagee et al. (2015) Journal of Eq. Veterinary ScienceLINK

     b.  Swyers et al. (2014) Journal of Animal ScienceLINK

     c.  Swyers et al. (2011) Journal of Food ProtectionLINK

     d.  Suagee et al. (2011) J Anim Physiol Anim NutrLINK

     e.  Swyers et al. (2008) Journal of Animal ScienceLINK 



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