Month: October 2015

BCI Student Spotlight

Jacee Owens Hometown: Minneapolis, Kansas Major: Kinesiology Time at BCI: Started in September 2015 Responsibilities: Editing videos What have you learned from the BCI: The BCI is very important and deals with many aspects of the cattle world.

Highlights from the AABP Annual Convention

Dr. Tiffany Lee Presentations: The Metrics of Animal Welfare: Measuring What We Manage Research Summary: Current Feedlot Health and Well-Being Program Recommendations in the United States and Canada: The 2014 Feedlot Veterinary Consultant Survey Jacob Hagenmaier Awards: $5,000 AABP Foundation

In Research

The association between calfhood bovine respiratory disease complex and subsequent departure from the herd, milk production, and reproduction: an observational, retrospective study By Aaron P. Schaffer, Robert L. Larson, Natalia Cernicchiaro, Gregg A. Hanzlicek, Steven J. Bartle, Daniel U. Thomson Bovine

Rural Practitioner

Dr. Mike Burdett Larned Veterinary Clinic, PA Larned, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Dr. Mike Burdett of Larned Veterinary Clinic, PA in Larned, Kansas is fortunate to be a rural practitioner in many aspects. Burdett grew up on a cow/calf operation and

Producer Spotlight

Mary Ann Kniebel Kniebel Cattle Company White City, Kansas By Audrey Hambright As many in the agriculture industry know, there are hardly specified roles or job descriptions for anyone involved in the operation. This is definitely the case for Mary Ann

BQA Free Certification Period Announced

By Melissa Sandfort, Beef Board The countdown has begun for beef and dairy producers to become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)-certified for free online through Nov. 20. And, as an added bonus, anyone who becomes certified during this period is eligible to win

K•Coe Isom, BCI Launch Strategic Partnership to Support US Beef Industry

By Sara Harper, K•Coe Isom K·Coe Isom and the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University will work together and with the beef industry to provide educational and communication resources on sustainability topics under an agreement which was unveiled Tuesday, Sept.