Have You Herd? - Video Archive

Have You Herd - Episode 29 - Goats & Pneumonia

(Originally Aired on 11/19/20)

Why is pneumonia so common with goats? Ellice Glaser asks Dr. Vicky Lauer about the causes of pneumonia, prevention and treatment options and the importance of proper ventilation for your goats.


Have You Herd - Episode 28- Tips for Making Informed Decisions on Implants 
on the Farm
(Originally Aired on 11/12/20)

Growth implants for cattle can be a confusing issue for many producers. This week, Ashley Anderson talks with Larry Judge, DVM about why we use implants, how they work and which one you should use for your cattle.


Have You Herd - Episode 27- It's OK to Talk About It: Mental Health
on the Farm
(Originally Aired on 11/06/20)

In the farming community the term "mental health" is taboo. Why is there such a stigma about mental health? Jenna Gaastra and Renee Sutkay discuss mental health, warning signs and resources to get help.


Have You Herd - Episode 26 - Cow Moo-vement
(Originally Aired on 10/29/20)

Carley Krull asks Dr. Armon Hetzel everything you need to know about Cow Movement Safety. Learn about the Five Freedoms for cow movement, understanding cow behavior and how to improve cow flow.


Have You Herd - Episode 25 - Calf Vaccination: The Intersection of Health, Risk & Opportunity
(Originally Aired on 10/22/20)

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is still a major cause of sickness and death in young beef and dairy calves. Taylor Eckorth and Dr. Mike Nichols explain both intranasal and injectable vaccines and their place in BRD prevention.


Have You Herd - Episode 24 - Hoof Trimming Panel: The Life Of A Trimmer
(Originally Aired on 10/13/20)

Hoof trimmers aren't just trimming hooves anymore. Bear Hanson talks with hoof trimmers Martin Van Beek, Ed Koziel and Landis Sensenig about changes in trimming and jobs they have incorporated into their daily routine


Have You Herd - Episode 23 - Strategic Use of Trace Minerals with Multimin
(Originally Aired on 10/8/20)

Why an injectable Trace Mineral? Taylor Eckroth and Dr. Dan Tracy discuss how an injectable trace mineral can be used strategically to aid cattle during challenging times.


Have You Herd - Episode 22 - Virtual Farm Tour (Armor Dairy Expo)
(Originally Aired on 10/1/20)

A Virtual Farm Tout at Stensland Family Farms near Larchwood, IA. Watch how this family operates a 200-cow dairy as well as an on-farm creamery.


Have You Herd - Episode 21 - Beef Cattle Nutrition for the Winter
(Originally Aired on 9/24/20)

As pre-weaning is happening now, what should we do to prepare for beef cattle nutrition during winter? Guy Halvorson asks Steve Stafford about nutritional planning and ration management for your herd.


Have You Herd - Episode 20 - Bovine Respiratory Disease in Beef Cattle
(Originally Aired on 9/17/20)

 

Bovine Respiratory Disease is still the costliest disease of beef cattle. Dr. Jacob Carlson, Joe Grotsun, and Victor Cortese, DVM, PhD, Diplo. ABVP, will be focusing on the prevention and vaccination program (pre-weaning and weaning) for your herd.


Have You Herd - Episode 19 - Farm Safety: Chemical, Road and Farm Machinery
(Originally Aired on 9/10/20)

 

Knowing the proper ways to keep your farm safe is crucial in minimizing threats to life, property or the environment. Armor Operations Manager, Chad Cornell, and Armor Territory Rep, Josh Berg, discuss safety measures while working with chemicals, road safety and precautions for operating farm machinery.


Have You Herd - Episode 18 - Reproduction Program Updates
(Originally Aired on 9/3/20)

Reproduction affects the overall health of cattle. Dr. Jim Heier and Alyssa Fischer take us through how reproduction affects body condition and some new information on sync programs


Have You Herd - Episode 17 - Strategic Deworking with Merck
(Originally Aired on 8/27/20)

Internal parasites can be harmful to your cattle and your bottom line. Deworming can be stressful for cattle and time consuming for producers. Luckily, there is a solution. Dr. John Hutcheson and Gabby Schumacher discuss Safe-Guard Feed & Mineral products and how these products provide a safe and effective option for producers.


Have You Herd - Episode 16 - Ventilation Impacts on Calf Health
(Originally Aired on 8/20/20)

Internal parasites can be harmful to your cattle and your bottom line. Deworming can be stressful for cattle and time consuming for producers. Luckily, there is a solution. Dr. John Hutcheson and Gabby Schumacher discuss Safe-Guard Feed & Mineral products and how these products provide a safe and effective option for producers.


Have You Herd - Episode 15 - How to Evaluate Your Cow's Health
(Originally Aired on 8/13/20)

Dr. Larry and Alyssa Fischer, CVT are ready to discuss specific signs of disease you should be looking for in your calf's health and what is considered abnormal. Learn about the different ways to detect, treat and prevent calf diseases to keep your calves healthy.


Have You Herd - Episode 14 - Fall Weaning for Beef Cattle
(Originally Aired on 8/6/20)

Preparing the beef calf may not be at the forefront of your mind right now, but we need to be thinking of how to prepare calves for this next period in their life. Joe Grotsun and Dr. Jacob walk you through the steps to take to make for a better transition.


Have You Herd - Episode 13 - Hoof Trimming
(Originally Aired on 7/30/20)

Armor Hoof Specialist Bear Hanson talks one-on-one with Aaron LaVoy, hoof trimmer. Find out what kinds of tips and tricks Aaron has for doing his best to trim hooves and work with dairy producers.


Have You Herd - Episode 12 - Water Quality & Treatment in Dairy Cattle
(Originally Aired on 7/23/20)

How can you improve your water quality on farm? Wayne Keil talks with Jesse McCoy, a Certified Water Specialist from Neogen, about the water treatment process. Find out what steps to take to improve water quality, reduce water wastage and become more efficient.


Have You Herd - Episode 11 - Mastitis Herd Evaluation - Part 2
(Originally Aired on 7/16/20)

How can you improve your water quality on farm? Wayne Keil talks with Jesse McCoy, a Certified Water Specialist from Neogen, about the water treatment process. Find out what steps to take to improve water quality, reduce water wastage and become more efficient.


Have You Herd - Episode 101 - Mastitis Herd Evaluation - Part 1
(Originally Aired on 7/9/20)

Is your herd experiencing an uptick in mastitis cases? Dr. Armon is ready to take you through the steps of evaluating your milk quality, sample collection methods and what you should be doing in your milking environment.


Have You Herd - Episode 9 - Biosecurity: Protecting Your Animals and Employees
(Originally Aired on 7/2/20)

What is biosecurity and why is it important? Dr. Angie Garavet is ready to discuss the importance of biosecurity and measures you can take to protect your farm and animals from new pests and diseases.


Have You Herd - Episode 8 - Keeping Your Herd Healthy in the Heat
(Originally Aired on 6/25/20)

Now that we are seeing some hot summer weather, Valerie Free and Dr. Larry Judge are focusing on heat stress. They will discuss how this affects your herd and share some helpful tips on to reduce stress in your herd's environment.


Have You Herd - Episode 7 - Meet Lynn Snodgrass, CEO of Armor Animal Health
(Originally Aired on 6/18/20)

On this episode, Lynn Snodgrass the new CEO of Armor Animal Health will be interviewed touching on his plans for the company and answer any questions.


Have You Herd - Episode 6 - BVD Prevention and Testing
(Originally Aired on 6/11/20)

In this installment of Have You Herd? Leslie and Heidi will be discussing BVD Prevention and Testing.


Have You Herd - Episode 5 - Virtual Farm Tour with Sara
(Originally Aired on 6/4/20)

Have You Herd Episode 5 where our team does a virtual tour of a dairy farm using robotic milkers


Have You Herd - Episode 4 - The Buzz on Fly Control
(Originally Aired on 5/28/20)

Join us for Have You Herd - Episode 4 where our very own Dr Vicky discusses Fly Control and Pinkeye Prevention


Have You Herd - Episode 3 - Product Shortages and Recommended Alternatives
(Originally Aired on 5/21/20)

Join us for Episode 3 of Have You Herd? where our very own Dr. Jim discusses product shortages during this time.


Have You Herd - Episode 2 - Beef Guidelines:  Summer Turnout Prep
(Originally Aired on 5/14/20)

Join our Facebook Live event when the Armor Team discusses beef guidelines with Guy Halvorson and Jacob Carlson, DVM


Have You Herd - Episode 1 - Got (Extra) Milk?  Feeding WHole Milk
(Originally Aired on 5/7/20)

Join our Facebook Live event when the Armor Team discusses beef guidelines with Guy Halvorson and Jacob Carlson, DVM