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Watch Out: Over a Third of Silage is Wasted From the Sward
Potentially over a third, and at least 15 per cent, of silage grown never reaches the cow. ...
Drought, Grazing and Cattle: What Are the Warning Signs?
Pasture condition is paramount for keeping production costs in check - here are some warning signs from an Australian expert....
What to Do When a Calf Has Scour: 3 Action Points
A scouring calf is a common issue, but what is the recommended protocol? Irish experts give three simple steps for success. ...
How to Forage Test and Assess Feed Quality
Forage testing is critical to know what you are feeding to optimise rations for specie, age and production stage. ...
Beef More Efficient Than You Would Think
In this day and age of sustainability, beef has to justify itself against rival proteins boasting far superior feed-to-gain ratios. ...
Anticipating Grasshopper Damage Ahead of Grazing Season
Ranchers are reminded to consider the dangers of grasshoppers to rangeland vegetation ahead of the spring grazing season. ...
What to Choose When Reseeding Hay and Pasture Fields
Choosing grasses for your pastures and hay fields depends on the soil pH, fertility and cattle that you have. ...
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. ...
 
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