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Working Ranch - November/December 2017

BY TIM O’BYRNE VALERIE JOHNSON BRD - Back to the Basics Great advice for Fall Run know… it’s Fall Run… you really don’t have time to have your nose stuck in a Working Ranch magazine right now. I mean, look around. There’s a lot to do. What if somebody caught you? Ahhh, just tell ‘em you’re getting ‘inspired’ to improve your animal health management practices, or better yet, you’re getting ‘educated’. It is our duty here at WR to root out dependable sources of valuable information, and one of my favorites is Dr. Jim Sears, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian with Bayer Animal Health. He’s the kind of veterinarian that I would enjoy shadowing on his comprehensive travels of the beef producing countryside. Dr. Sears is my kind of guy when it comes to cattle…he makes plenty of fi eld visits, observes, questions, and takes note of what’s actually going on out there. When I asked him recently to give us some advice on how to get a handle on BRD this fall, I hit the jackpot. “I would start with the basics and I WR Animal Health SPECIAL REPORT 38 I WORKING RANCH I NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017


Working Ranch - November/December 2017
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