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Combining ear tags, implants stimulates cattle growth

Cattle ear tag/growth implant combination shows large increase in protection against horn flies.

A Kansas State University study has shown that cattle producers can improve their profits and add another layer of safety for their herds by using ear tags in combination with growth implants.

Beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi said using the two treatments reduces horn flies, a nuisance that costs the U.S livestock industry approximately $1 billion in losses each year, according to a recent study from Oklahoma State University.

The Kansas State University study showed that whe

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