Beef Herd Health Management Calendar
Floron C. Faries, Jr. - Extension Veterinarian, College Station
Wayne H. Thompson - Extension Program Specialist, College Station
Texas AgriLife Extension Service


Go to Period 4. Pre-Breeding 
(1 to 3 months prior to breeding/turning in bulls)Go to Period 6. Breeding

Nursing calves

(2 to 4 months of age)
  1. Physical Exams
    (behavior, growth)
  2. Nutritional evaluations
    (milk, grass, feed intake)
  3. Vaccinate
    (1st 5-way Lepto, 1st 7-way Clostridia, Intranasal Live IBR)
    - minimum vaccines
  4. Growth implant
  5. Identification
  6. Strategic worm control evaluations
  7. Strategic fly control evaluations


  1. Physical Exams
    (body condition, udder, feet, teeth, eyes)
  2. Nutritional evaluations
    (protein, energy, minerals, soil test results)
  3. Strategic worm control evaluations
  4. Strategic fly control evaluations
  5. Estrous synchronization, artificial insemination