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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. ...
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. ...
 
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