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Tips for Managing New Bulls After Purchase
The purchase of a bull represents a major investment and regardless of price, the purchasing farmer invests trust and faith in the bull. So how can farmers ensure the bull lives up to these expectations?...
Legumes Allow 40 Per Cent Higher Stocking in Australia
Adding legumes to rangeland pastures in Australia can benefit carrying capacity for many years. ...
Pre-Breeding Season Bull Management Tips
Each herd bull should receive a breeding soundness exam, routine vaccinations, BCS evaluation, and appropriate supplemental feeding prior to the breeding season, according to advice from the University of Georgia....
Hop Extract May be Suitable Alternative to Rumensin
An acid from hops could be used instead of rumensin in ionophore-free beef programmes, say Kansas researchers. ...
Calf Rearing Tips
With the current boom in the Irish dairy industry, many Irish beef farmers are considering the benefits of buying dairy-bred calves....
Growth Implants in Beef: Beef Ambassador Analysis
As the cattle industry strives for efficiency, growth technologies are one way to minimise consumption of important resources in producing each kilo of beef. ...
Trace Mineral Injections Did Not Improve Sperm Quality
Sperm quality of yearling bulls was not improved by injectable trace minerals, according to a Kansas State University study. ...
How to Prepare for Grass Tetany, Grass Staggers
As spring comes, Dakota's cattlemen are advised to watch for grass tetany and be proactive about blood magnesium....
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. ...
 
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