Parasites, Pests, and Predators

This category covers cattle pests, parasites and predators.

  • Lice on Cattle

    They are tiny little creatures but they can have a big impact on your bottom line. Lice are a common problem on cattle. Often, springtime shows up, and soon after the warm weather comes, ranchers notice that their cattle are scratching like crazy. Sometimes large bald patches will appear from the cows and steers rubbing all of the hair off of their bodies in certain areas. Heavy infestations of lice can reduce the amount of milk a cow gives or the amount of weight a calf gains because the...
  1. Lice on Cattle

    They are tiny little creatures but they can have a big impact on your bottom line. Lice are a common problem on cattle. Often, springtime shows up, and soon after the warm weather comes, ranchers notice that their cattle are scratching like crazy. Sometimes large bald patches will appear from the cows and steers rubbing all of the hair off of their bodies in certain areas. Heavy infestations of lice can reduce the amount of milk a cow gives or the amount of weight a calf gains because the...
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