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Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle
Maximising a long growing season should be high on a grazier's ambitions in Georgia. The following article looks at ways to achieve good usage. ...
How Does Weather Affect US Cattlemen?
A wealth of data is giving US plains graziers a robust insight into how weather and season timings affect weed growth, stocking rate choices and their business. ...
Why is Everyone Talking About Mycotoxins?
While mycotoxins are nothing new, the damage posed by them to cattle is recently becoming apparent, warns a Scottish nutritionist....
EBBE - Managing Cows and Heat Detection
As well as an appropriate heat detection system, housing, feed intake and stress all play a part in cow fertility, according to the European Board of Bovine Experts. ...
Putting on Pounds: Consider Creep Feed
While normally not a big fan of creep feeding, a Kentucky beef expert sees this year as an opportunity to feed before weaning. ...
Preparing For Winter and Seasonal Housing
Mathematics for this year's winter feeding start with cattle size. If you don't know how big they are how can you feed them correctly?...
Weaning Time Means Marbling Considerations for Wagyu
Beef quality is not just the feedlot's responsibility, it goes back to youngstock care and weaning. ...
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. ...
Nutrition of Autumn-calving Dry Cows
Advisers at Teagasc offer timely advice for an autumn calving herd, foregrounding body condition score and mineral balance....
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. ...
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. ...
What to Feed Cattle Instead of Silage
Some cattlemen have reported a dip in forage production this year, which opens the door for a whole host of different options....
Time to Plan For Spring Calving Herds
Whether in the throws of calving now or next spring, there are plenty of jobs in preparing newcomers, weanlings, vaccinations and selecting breeding stock, Arkansas producers are being told....
Silage Management: Steps to Tackle Shrinking
Minimise corn silage shrink by chopping finely, rapid filling and sealing securely, Karla Hernandez, forages specialist at South Dakota State University has advised. ...
Performance of Limit-fed Pregnant Beef Cows Fed Ammoniated Wheat Straw Based Diets
Feeding anhydrous ammoniated wheat straw can yield faster growing cattle, although producers should be wary of high prices, a Kansas State University researcher has concluded. ...
 
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