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
Contents

Pre-Calving

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Pregnant cows and heifers

(1 to 3 months prior to calving)
  1. Physical Exams
    (body condition, udder, feet, teeth, eyes)
  2. Culling evaluations
    (based on physical)
  3. Vaccinate
    (5-way Lepto, 7-way Clostridia)
    - minimum vaccines
  4. Identifications
    (ear tag or tattoo, brand)
  5. Nutritional evaluations
    (protein, minerals, fecal pad, hay, forage, soil test results)
  6. Strategic worm control evaluations
  7. Strategic fly control evaluations