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Effects of the 60-d Window Around the Time of Weaning on Subsequent Quality Grade and Eating Quality of Beef
Marbling and eating quality of beef can be effected by not just by diet, but by weaning, timing of castration and growth promotants. Dr Jason K Ahola, Colorado State University explores current thinking on how a calf's weaning can effect the final product....
10 Tips to Prevent Hay Fires
Journalise hay making moisture levels and test forage rigorously to assist in keeping hay fires at bay, a forage specialist from Idaho suggests. ...
Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival. Processing would likely include vaccinating these calves to prevent respiratory disease and treating them for parasites, among other regular processing...
Extending Your Grazing Rotation In Late Summer
Many beef farms can build up pasture from August to get more from the grass they have, Irish farmers have been advised. ...
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....
 
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