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Putting on Pounds: Consider Creep Feed
While normally not a big fan of creep feeding, a Kentucky beef expert sees this year as an opportunity to feed before weaning. ...
Avoiding Respiratory Problems During Winter Housing
Preventative action against pneumonia is well worth it, farmers about to house cattle for winter are being advised. ...
'Impressive' Beef Imports to Slow For China
China's beef prices have been consistently strong through the second and third quarter with strong importing activity expected to slow under pressure from high prices. ...
Farmers Told to Begin October Soil Sampling
October is a good time to sample soils and address nutrient deficiencies to maximise grass production, advise Irish researchers. ...
Preparing For Winter and Seasonal Housing
Mathematics for this year's winter feeding start with cattle size. If you don't know how big they are how can you feed them correctly?...
Nutrition of Autumn-calving Dry Cows
Advisers at Teagasc offer timely advice for an autumn calving herd, foregrounding body condition score and mineral balance....
Prospects For Winter Wheat Grazing This Fall
Stocker cattle could benefit from the best winter wheat grazing in several years, although many are debating whether the economics of backgrounding this winter are sound. ...
Weaning Time Means Marbling Considerations for Wagyu
Beef quality is not just the feedlot's responsibility, it goes back to youngstock care and weaning. ...
Watch Out For Fourth Quarter Feedlot Profits
Calculations show a record run in feedlot returns which are tipped to stay over $100 per head to close the summer....
Old or New Trees For Cow Health and Lamb Survival
Sheep and Cattle both benefit from having trees around, whether in the form of new or restored woodland. ...
Johne's Detection First: Lymphatic Fluid Used
Lymph vessels near the udder provide a quicker test for standard Brucellosis screening, a team of Austrian researchers has found....
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. ...
Improving Science Behind the Hereford
Hereford cattle are having their carcase trait and feed conversion credentials proven by a progeny evaluation project. ...
Study Solves Bluetongue Overwintering Mystery
The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125 million annually, manages to survive the winter by reproducing in the insect that transmits it, report veterinary scientists...
Taking Beef Forward: More Specialised Feeding
Cost of production should be covered ground for the beef industry, now producers need to look at securing value. ...
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