Checklist for good beef cattle health and management in drought


Cattle health treatments in drought are extremely important. They are a minor cost compared with feed costs. However, without adequate cattle health care, feed costs can escalate and the end result, after expensive feeding, may still be death.

This Primefact provides information on:

  • recommended practices to maintain herd health;
  • common drought problems such as bloat, grain sickness and urea poisoning;
  • management of feeding practices to maintain herd health.


Primefact 274 Second Edition

Published: Oct 2015