Health

Cattle Vaccine Handling and Management Guidelines: Recent research indicates vaccine efficacy is at risk due to improper handling and storage by retailers and livestock producers. Following these guidelines will help ensure effective disease immunity in livestock. The guidelines cover vaccine purchasing, storage in refrigerators and in chute-side coolers, handling, injection techniques, and disposal.

Nutrition

Selenium Supplementation Strategies for Livestock in Oregon: Provides an overview of the role of selenium in the diet of livestock, and discusses selenium supplementation rates and supplementation methods. Lists guidelines for assessing livestock's selenium status and summarizes research useful to Oregon livestock producers.

Understanding Your Forage Test Results: Assists livestock producers in using forage analysis as a management tool to improve livestock nutrition. Explains the information commonly found in most laboratory forage reports: feed, protein, carbohydrates, fat, energy, ash, minerals, pH, nitrates, RFV, and RFQ.

Pasture

Pasture and Grazing Management in the Northwest: The comprehensive resource for anyone who manages livestock on pastures in the Northwest, this book offers pasture managers information and tools to enable their pastures and their livestock to reach their maximum production potentials. Seventeen chapters proceed from planning to budgeting. Black and white with color plates.

The Western Oregon and Washington Pasture Calendar: This publication describes—by climatic zone—perennial pasture plant growth and how management actions can affect growth, both positively and negatively. Optimal management of forages by season is the basis for the Pasture Calendar.