I remember helping sort cattle when I was growing up, and it always seemed to me the nature of a cow was to do the exact opposite of what I was trying to get it to do. I think that is why I ended up focusing on equipment and plant nutrition in my studies at college. These things might not pay attention to me either but at least I didn’t feel like I was being deliberately disobeyed.
Stocker cattle health has always been a challenge, but the challenge seems to have increased over the years. We have some of the best vaccines and technology, but the mortality number has continued to rise.
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