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Episode 210 - Reliable genetic test for fertility, health, and longevity? - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Emily, Dr. Joe, and Bradley J Heins, PhD, Tenured Professor, debate a listener question - Is there a reliable genetic test for fertility, health, and longevity for bee...

Episode 209 - Salmonella dublin in calves, an overview - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

A listener question came in about what to do once Samonella dublin has been identified on your farm. A ton to think about and a borderline information overload in this...

Episode 208 - Mailbag, plans for research, educational programming, and what we want to learn in 2024 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Joe, Brad, and Emily are finally together to talk about what they have going for 2024 - research, educational programming, and learning all on the table. What will Bra...

Episode 207 - Calf mortality case study #5 - BVD case study closure - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe wraps up this case study in the final episode of a calf mortality issue on a cow-calf operation that has taken 2 years to get figured out. Hope you enjoy the c...

Episode 206 - How do the cows and Brad survive outside at -40°F? - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Brad and Emily discuss how Brad and the cows survive when the temps drop to extremely low temps with wind chills making it even worse. Thanks for listening.Questions, ...

Episode 205 - Goal setting on the farm with Emily Krekelberg on the Emily Show - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

In a version of "The Emily Show," Emily and Joe talk about goal setting on the farm and different approaches to getting to those goals. Thanks for listening!Questions,...

Episode 204 - Winter rain, how far can cattle walk for water, starting a grazing operation from scratch - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe and Brad discuss winter rain and the complications it causes. Then they get into a couple of questions about how far cattle can walk for water in the winter an...

Episode 203 - WCROC Case Study #2, respiratory deaths in weaning age calves - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Part 2 of our latest case study (part 1 is in episode 201). Dr. Joe and Bradley come back with more information and the next steps to get a handle on this respiratory ...

Episode 202 - MN State Cattlemen's Annual Convention 2023 and our new teaching tool Helga the Hereford - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe runs down his highlights from the MN State Cattlemen's Association Annual Convention 2023 and his debut of the full-size cow model Helga the Hereford. Thanks f...

Episode 201 - WCROC Case Study #1, respiratory deaths in weaning age calves - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Another case study series where the OG3 work through a problem. This is real-time problem solving where we find more questions than answers initially and have to go lo...

Episode 200 - Outtakes from behind the scenes and our favorite episodes - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

The OG3 are together to reflect on some of the best outtakes and best episodes from the past 200 episodes. Thank you for listening! Questions, comments, scathing rebut...

Episode 199 - Update on Dairy x Beef Animals at WCROC Dairy - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Brad and Emily discuss the beef on dairy project at WCROC.Questions, comments, scathing rebuttals? -> themoosroom@umn.edu or call 612-624-3610 and leave us a message!T...

Episode 198 - Injectable and intranasal vaccines at the same time in feedlot cattle - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Comparative effectiveness of intranasal and parenteral vaccines for prevention of bovine respiratory disease in feedlot heifersAABP Podcast - Have You Herd? - Richeson...

Episode 197 - Aging in place on the farm, setting boundaries, and youth tractor safety - The Emily Show - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Most importantly, Bradley's daughter joins out of the gate to get her vote for her favorite beef and dairy breeds officially tallied. After, we fulfilled our promise t...

Episode 196 - BRD in dairy beef feedlot - case study #3 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Listen to Episodes 191 and 193 before this episode! Part 3 in the case study of a Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) issue in a dairy beef feedlot. Dr. Joe visited the f...

Episode 195 - Not feeling well? Go to the doctor and advocate for yourself - Brad and Lyme Disease - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Brad and Emily talk about Brad's last few months dealing with a mystery illness and his multiple trips to the doctor to get it figured out. Like farmers, Brad is stubb...

Episode 194 - Case study of Klebsiella mastitis in a dairy herd - UMN Extension' The Moos Room

Single episode case study on Klebsiella mastitis in a dairy herd. Dr. Joe walks through the problem, solutions, and most importantly, the mistakes he made along the wa...

Episode 193 - Dairy beef feedlot with Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) - Case Study #2 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Listen to Episode 191 before this episode! Part 2 in the case study of a Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) issue in a dairy x beef feedlot. Necropsy reports, vaccine hi...

Episode 192 - WCROC Dairy Research Update Fall 2023 with Dr. Bradley J Heins - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

What is Brad up to in Morris, MN at the Dairy? Does he really do research or does he just eat grilled cheeses all day, every day? Listen to find out! Also, an update o...

Episode 191 - Dairy beef feedlot with Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) - Case Study #1 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe goes over a case study of a feedlot that is having issues with BRD at 30 DOF. Common problem with complicated variables to consider, some in your control, and ...

Episode 190 - Pink eye case study at a heifer grower - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe walks through a difficult pink eye case study at a heifer grower. What does he recommend and what does he find? Listen to find out!Questions, comments, scathin...

Episode 189 - Being prepared for unexpected end of life as a farmer - Krishona Martinson - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Questions, comments, scathing rebuttals? -> themoosroom@umn.edu or call 612-624-3610 and leave us a message!Twitter -> @UMNmoosroom and @UMNFarmSafetyFacebook -> @UMND...

Episode 188 - Slow down, think twice, assess the situation before jumping in - National Farm Safety and Health Week 2023 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

National Farm Safety and Health WeekDr. Joe goes over the importance of slowing down and assessing a situation before jumping in and potentially getting hurt. A little...

Episode 187 - Should you switch from milking Holstein cows to milking Jersey cows? - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

The Paper - Analysis of Jersey versus Holstein breed profitability on north central US dairiesMichigan State Extension Article - Are Holstein or Jersey cows more profi...

Episode 186 - Fodder, is it a viable option for feeding cattle? - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Brad's Fodder StudyMNfarmstress.comBrad and Emily discuss the questions Brad has been getting about fodder - what is it, how much labor does it take, what does it cost...

Episode 185 - How to tattoo your cow well, and the importance of checking tattoos early - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe discussed why we need to do a better job as a team (parents, 4H educators, veterinarians, etc.) to check tattoos early and honestly. Dr. Joe reviews his proces...

Episode 184 - Post-metaphylatic interval for Zuprevo in lightweight yearling cattle - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Health and performance outcomes from a randomized clinical trial of post-metaphylactic intervals following tildipirosin metaphylaxis for control of naturally occurring...

Episode 183 - Treating calf scours, a decision making tool - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Calf Scours Treatment Decision TreeDr. Joe walks through how to treat scours in young calves (less than 21 days old). How to decide what to do and what not to do are o...

Episode 182 - Flooding feed yards and hairy heel wart (digital dermatitis) - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe discusses digital dermatitis (hairy heel wart) in connection with standing water in feed yards and other implications of purposely flooding your yard as a heat...

Episode 181 - Barriers to integrating crops and livestock with Jane Jewett and Bradley J Heins PhD - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Take the Survey - z.umn.edu/matchmadesurvey Joe talks with Jane Jewett about an exciting opportunity for farmers to take a survey and weigh in on what they need to int...

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