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Vaccination Tips

To be effective, vaccines must be stored, handled and administered properly. If one of these steps are neglected the vaccine may not work. Here are a few tips on how to keep the vaccines as potent as possible.
Gerald Hauer, DVM Bison Production Specialist Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Bison Centre of Excellence, Leduc, Alberta. Phone: (780) 986-4100 Reprinted form The … http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/vaccination-tips/

Vaccinations

Vaccines are an important part of disease prevention. In order to work, vaccines must be administered properly and given at the right time. This article discusses some of the theory of administering vaccines at the right time to achieve their maximum bene…
Gerald Hauer, DVM Chief Provincial Veterinarian Alberta Agriculture, and Forestry Reprinted from The Tracker, volume 3, issue 1 Summary Vaccines are an important part of disea… http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/vaccinations/

Some Things To Consider When Designing Your Vaccination Programs

This presentation is a summary of Dr Berezowski's IBC 2000 discussion that covered vaccine use in bison. The advantages and disadvantages of using vaccines in bison are discussed. Every producer must make a decision as to which vaccines are appropriate fo…
Dr John Berezowski Western College of Veterinary Medicine Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Summary This presentation is a summary of Dr Berezowski's IBC 2000 discussion that covered va… http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/some-things-consider-when-designing-your-vaccination-programs/

Weaning

Weaning can be a stressful time for calves and this can make them more susceptible to diseases and slow down their growth. Minimizing stress can decrease the level of illness and encourage optimum growth in your calves.
Gerald Hauer, DVM Bison Production Specialist Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Bison Centre of Excellence, Leduc, Alberta. Phone: (780) 986-4100 Reprinted from The … http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/weaning/

Injection Techniques

Correct administration of medications is important to get the maximum benefit of the product and to minimize the tissue trauma created by needles. This article discusses techniques used when administering medications using the subcutaneous and intramuscul…
Gerald Hauer, DVM Bison Production Specialist Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Bison Centre of Excellence, Leduc, Alberta. Phone: (780) 986-4100 Reprinted from The … http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/injection-techniques/

Dehorning Bison

At a recent meeting of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals-Bison committee, dehorning created a lot of discussion. Is dehorning bison necessary at all? If it is, what is the proper way to do it? In this article I will discuss de…
Gerald Hauer Reprinted from the Tracker, volume 4, issue 9, October 2000 Summary At a recent meeting of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals-Bison co… http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/dehorning-bison/

Bison Calendar

This article outlines some of the basic management procedures followed by bison producers throughout a calendar year. It serves as a summary of bison management for the newcomer to the business and as a reminder of the seasonal tasks for the farmer that h…
Gerald Hauer, DVM Bison Production Specialist Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Bison Centre of Excellence, Leduc, Alberta. Phone: (780) 986-4100 Reprinted from T… http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/herd-health/bison-calendar/

"How To" Build a Better Fence

We have been custom fencing for 10 years and specialize in bison and elk fencing. I have found that the following points are very beneficial items to consider before you pound that first and all important fence post. These points should be considered by t…
Robert Boos Whispering Winds Ranch Ltd. Manning AB. Reprinted from Smoke Signals, May, 1999, pages 88-89 Summary We have been custom fencing for 10 years and specialize in … http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/how-build-better-fence/

Marketing Basics

The following article is an excerpt out of an Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development publication called AG-Ventures, Commercial Bison Industry. It was written in 1997 and reflected the bison market at that time. Prices reflect 2001 prices.
The following article is an excerpt out of an Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development publication called AG-Ventures, Commercial Bison Industry. It was written in … http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/bison-basics/marketing-basics/

Regulatory Basics

This category provides basic information about Regulatory Basics.
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Herd Health

This category provides basic information about Herd Health.
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Bison Research

This section provides Bison Research information for Academid Interest.
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Production Information

This section provides Production Information for the Established Producers.
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Advanced Bison Information for Producers

This section provides Advanced Bison Information for Producers.
This section provides Advanced Bison Information for Producers. Follow the directory below or use the menu on the right to navigate. http://www.bisoncentre.com/resources/resource-library/advanced-bison-information-producers/

Bison Basics

This section provides basic information for Bison Producers.
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