Welcome to Prairie Livestock Supply
Prairie Livestock Supply, Worthington, MN, offers a full range of livestock supplies, nutritional programs, and health and production management consultation. Our experienced sales team and affiliation with the Veterinary Medical Center of Worthington give us the knowledge and contacts to guide you in the right direction. We service what we sell, and offer free delivery to most areas.We specialize in Beef & Dairy, Bovine, Ovine, and Equine care.
Shop on our online store for the latest deals and have your products delivered right to your door! Be sure to check back often to see advice from our Veterinarians in the Prairie Livestock Supply Healthbeat.
The most recent NAHMS data estimates that 12.4% of dairy pre-weaned and 5.9% of post-wean calves develop pneumonia. That’s a lot of calves! I recently attended a calf conference and learned a few things I feel are valuable to know. Read More
Over the years, there have been many systems proposed and implemented to monitor and identify fresh cows that need treatment. Some of these have been very labor intensive and others have looked at just one single item, such as temperature; however, as I have trained farm staff on fresh cow evaluation and treatment, I have discovered a few tips to help make this process efficient and effective. Read More
If you grew up in my family, you were a farmer, an accountant, teacher, or a veterinarian. Hence, my job title. Nonetheless, you don’t have to be an accountant to understand that on a dairy or calf ranch we pay taxes all the time, not only on goods and services, but there’s always invisible tax we pay. Invisible tax?!? What’s an invisible tax? Read More
We talk frequently about the groups of animals on the farm who are high risk; young calves and fresh cows. However, there are some key points to remember with growing heifers that you don’t want to miss. While these heifers often are not the “squeaky wheel” on the farm, give them a little attention as they are the future of your farm. Read More
I love to read my kids a book called Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes. It is a children’s book giving thanks
for the big and little blessings in life. I also love the title as we are thankful for the opportunity to be thankful. As I
reflected on the dairy industry in the Midwest, I found many things to be thankful for: Read More