The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service regularly releases documents regarding beef cattle information. These documents include research by Dr. Larry W. Olsen (Extension Animal Scientist) and Dr. John C. Spitzer (Professor, Reproductive Physiology). The documents provide research on a variety of topics regarding beef cattle including reproduction, weight, gestation, cattle facilities, care, and more.

Recent Submissions

  • Budgeting And Cost Estimation 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2010)
    This document provides information on budgeting and cost estimation practices used by cattlemen.
  • An Introduction To Beef Cattle Marketing In South Carolina 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2010)
    This document provides an introduction to beef cattle marketing in South Carolina.
  • Cattle Handling Facilities Are Safety Equipment 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2006-06)
    This document provides information on how cattle handling facilities have safety equipment such as corral design, squeeze chutes, headgates, calf tables and loading chutes, work area roofs and tables, and electricity and water.
  • Vaccination and Medication Procedures for Cattle 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document provides information on vaccination and medication procedures for cattle with details on proper vaccine use and vaccine or drug administration.
  • Diseases Common in Beef Cattle 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document covers diseases common in beef cattle such as Campylobacteriosis, Leptospirosis, Clostridial Diseases, Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis-Parainfluenza Type 3, Bovine Virus Diarrhea, Bovine Respiratory Syncytial ...
  • Designing a Vaccination Program 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document provides information on designing a vaccine program, the risks involved, and how to best succeed.
  • Receiving & Herd Health Program for Purchased Stockers 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2006-06)
    This document provides information on Receiving & Herd Health Program for Purchased Stockers which includes facts on immunizations and parasite control.
  • Internal & External Parasite Control 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2006-06)
    This document discusses internal & external parasite control with information on treatment and includes a management scheme.
  • Cow-Calf Herd Health Program 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2006-06)
    This document discusses the cow-calf herd health program and includes information on immunizations for calves and cows.
  • Management and Health Calendar for a South Carolina Spring Calving Commercial Cowherd 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document is the management and health calendar for a South Carolina spring calving commercial cowherd.
  • Off-Season Herd Bull Management 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses the management of off-season herd bulls and how to handle the challenge of keeping the bull separated.
  • Using Growth Promotant Implants 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses the use of growth promotant implants and related factors like genetics, care, food, weather, and more.
  • Feeding Whole Cottonseed to Cattle 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses feeding whole cottonseed to cattle and includes information on gossypol toxicity, oil content, and feed recommendations.
  • Free-Choice Mineral Guidelines 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (2006-06)
    This document contains a chart for free-choice mineral guidelines that includes information on nutrients, sources, restrictions, and summer vs. winter percentages.
  • Influence of Biostimulation on Enhancement of Reproductive Performance in Beef Cattle 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses the influence of biostimulation on enhancement of reproductive performance in beef cattle including biostimulatory effects on puberty in heifers, biostimulatory effects on reproduction in postpartum ...
  • New Guidelines for Breeding Soundness Evaluation (BSE) of Bulls 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses new guidelines for breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) of bulls including major changes to BSE, minimal scrotal circumference, and a minimum progressive motility threshold.
  • Considerations for Bulls Used in Natural Mating 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses considerations such as libido, mating ability and behavior, social interactions, and gender ratios for bulls used in natural mating.
  • Calving Season Affects Nutrition and Reproduction in Beef Cows 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document discusses how calving season affects nutrition and reproduction in beef cows.
  • Weaning Age Scrotal Circumference in Bulls 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document provides information on weaning age scrotal circumference in bulls and provides a chart on yearling scrotal circumference based on weaning scrotal circumference by breed.
  • Scrotal Circumference in Bulls Linked to Puberty in Replacement Heifers 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (1998-01)
    This document provides information regarding scrotal circumference in bulls linked to puberty in replacement heifers.

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