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Nutrition of Autumn-calving Dry Cows
Advisers at Teagasc offer timely advice for an autumn calving herd, foregrounding body condition score and mineral balance....
Prospects For Winter Wheat Grazing This Fall
Stocker cattle could benefit from the best winter wheat grazing in several years, although many are debating whether the economics of backgrounding this winter are sound. ...
Weaning Time Means Marbling Considerations for Wagyu
Beef quality is not just the feedlot's responsibility, it goes back to youngstock care and weaning. ...
Watch Out For Fourth Quarter Feedlot Profits
Calculations show a record run in feedlot returns which are tipped to stay over $100 per head to close the summer....
Old or New Trees For Cow Health and Lamb Survival
Sheep and Cattle both benefit from having trees around, whether in the form of new or restored woodland. ...
Johne's Detection First: Lymphatic Fluid Used
Lymph vessels near the udder provide a quicker test for standard Brucellosis screening, a team of Austrian researchers has found....
How to Graze Calves on Cornstalks
Cornstalks are under used as a forage option in the Mid West and cut to a main profit factor - winter feeding spend, says a South Dakota beef expert. ...
Improving Science Behind the Hereford
Hereford cattle are having their carcase trait and feed conversion credentials proven by a progeny evaluation project. ...
Study Solves Bluetongue Overwintering Mystery
The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125 million annually, manages to survive the winter by reproducing in the insect that transmits it, report veterinary scientists...
Taking Beef Forward: More Specialised Feeding
Cost of production should be covered ground for the beef industry, now producers need to look at securing value. ...
How to Approach Dehorning and Castration on Beef and Dairy Farms
No matter what the system, dehorning and castration options should be made in the best interest of animal health and well-being....
Move into Charolais Pays Off For Most 'Improved Herd'
Two north of England stockmen are quickly becoming established in the pedigree Charolais scene, winning a 'most improved herd' award for the breed for 2014. ...
Epidemiological Tools for Herd Diagnosis
The veterinarian working with dairy herd health needs a set of tools to describe dynamic changes in the herd efficiently and to estimate the relations between input and output with sufficient validity and precision....
What Should We Be Measuring in Soils?
Testing soil involves trying to answer more questions than ever now the science is expanding, says a feed and crops specialist in the US. ...
Contract Dairy Heifers for the Beef Sector
Dairy heifers will be seen on beef farms as Europe's dairy sector expands post quota removal contract heifer rearing grows, predict Irish advisors. ...
 
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