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How Can I Feed to Optimize Sexual Maturation of Beef Heifers?
Ranch profit is hugely hit by replacement heifer rearing and any strategies to assist in getting animals to sexual maturity faster is a major goal for the beef industry. ...
In the Showring: Meet Alicia, Young Beef Ambassador
Showing cattle, beef fertility and cow nutrition are up for discussion as we meet a National Beef Ambassador in the first in a series of articles from the 2015 team....
What Is Cold to a Cow?
US - Cows in good condition will need their ration increasing in energy density by one per cent every degree Fahrenheit below the lower critical temperature, US beef producers have been told as a rule of thumb....
Making Milk From Forage: Principles Are Important
To optimize milk component production from forages we must understand rumen fiber digestion and passage, says a leading US forage researcher. ...
Winter Feeding: Watch For Mud
Kentucky cattlemen are being told to put the boots on and get to grips with mud. ...
What Minerals Do My Beef Cows Need?
Meeting cow macro and micro mineral requirements is something that takes planning - you sometimes don't know when you're doing wrong. ...
Double Baleage Saves Time and Money
A fresh approach to baled forage is saving money and providing a better diet for cattle. ...
Doing Beef the US Way: Improved Lifestyle and Profit
American cattle breeding techniques are saving costs and yielding results for an award winning farmer in Ireland. ...
Livestock May Need Extra Feed in Colder Weather to Keep Warm
While the weather outside isn’t frightful – yet – livestock producers still need to be thinking now about how they’ll keep their animals warm when the temperatures drop, wind chills rise and it starts to snow, snow, snow....
Peanut Brittle Coating Deployed For Cattle Nutrition
Cattle can now be sure to get their vitamins by coating feed in a protective peanut brittle style layer. ...
Irish Look at Feeding Stock Over Winter
Winter is here and Irish advisors are letting farmers know the best ways of achieving at least 0.5 kilos average daily gain in their youngstock. ...
Does Winter Backgrounding Present an Opportunity this Year?
Strong cattle markets represent a risk for backgrounders this winter, according to two Kentucky cattle experts. ...
Using Wheat as an Energy Source for Beef Cattle
Wheat, along with corn and barley, is one of the three major feed grains used in North America....
Don't Underestimate Importance of Dry Cow Feeding
Body condition as a key influence on getting beef cows cows back in calf was stressed at this year's Agriculture Food and Development Authority (Teagasc) national beef conference. ...
Probing the Practicalities of Paddock Grazing
A Perthshire farmer is letting the experts in on his paddock grazing system, hoping to improve knowledge on grass productivity. ...
 
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