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Lock in Lower Feed Costs: Storing Wet and Modified Distillers Grains
Those looking to feed distillers grains this winter should look to buy now as a great way to 'lock in' lower feed costs, advises Cow/Calf field specialist Warren Rusche....
EBBE - How Nutrition Affects Bovine Ovulation
The topic of nutrition and how it relates to egg/ovarian health is very broad and involves many aspects. ...
Don't Rock the Boat While Breeding Heifers
Reproduction is sensitive to immediate changes in nutrition up until day 25, according to experts at a recent beef cow symposium. ...
Cows Can't Get All The Grass
We should be looking beyond cows when it comes to feeding grass to livestock, say researchers at Wageningen. ...
Is South Dakota Still a Cattle State?
How does South Dakota match up against the rest? Jim Krantz, Cow/Calf expert gives a breakdown of the recent USDA statistics. ...
Preventing Baleage Spoilage
Indicators such as bale density and forage moisture can be used to monitor bale quality, according to advisers at the University of Maine....
The Effect of Bermudagrass Hybrid on Forage Characteristics, Animal Performance and Grazing Behaviour of Beef Steers
Considerations should be made when choosing Bermudagrass variety, according to a new study in the Journal of Animal Science. ...
Does Bale Wrap Affect Palatability?
Cattle prefer hay wrapped in breathable film over net-wrapped, according to a study in The Professional Animal Scientist. ...
Focus on Forage: Hay Strategies
Good hay needs to be timed well on the right day to offer a nutritious fodder which can benefit your farm. Ohio expert Rory Lewandowski covers how. ...
Simple Steps A Must For Growing Lucerne
Growing Lucerne need not be a headache if some simple growing rules are applied, a leading UK academic has said. ...
Using Genetics For Feed Efficient Beef Herds
With heritability at 40 per cent, residual feed intake is being studied by University of Alberta scientists to be factored into selection programmes....
How to Prepare Your Bull From 'Storage' to an Athlete at Breeding
Ahead of bulling, look to ease sires into pasture grazing with at least a week on grass, is the advice of Ohio State University specialist, Dr Stephen Boyles. ...
Seven Steps to Profit: How Can Ranchers Help Feedyards?
A Nebraska feedlot owner is able to put over 20 years experience of working with ranchers to use by shortlisting factors that time and again impact end results for feedyards....
A Recipe For Healthy Calves
Professor Bob James of Virginia State University emphasises that getting calves off to a good start hinges on a successful colostrum programme and cleanliness. ...
Early Weaning Can Save A Drought Year
When the weather is against you, early weaning can be one tool to grasp control and ensure cattle remain in good condition, concludes the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) at the US Department of Agriculture. ...
 
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