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Beef Drought Management Strategies
Recurring drought is a natural part of the climate in many areas of Canada and creates a challenge when managing grazing and forage resources. ...
Environmentally Friendly Cattle Production
Three hundred years ago, enormous herds of bison, antelope and elk roamed North America, and the land was pristine and the water clean....
How to Make Quality Hay: Understand How it Dries
Don't be fooled - delaying harvest will sacrifice forage quality, warns an Ohio forage expert. ...
How Much do Horns Grow Through the Feedlot Phase?
Even with polled genetics increasing, horned cattle still raise welfare issues, a Kansas State University study has shown. ...
How to Manage Summer Heat Stress in Feedlot Cattle
Sprinklers and tarpaulin shades are two ways one Nebraska feedlot is managing the summer heat. ...
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....
Harassed Herd? Prevent Flies and Control Fly Numbers
Flies are a perennial issue and something you can get on top of if you prepare early and act now, US cattlemen are being told. ...
Why Beef Sustainability is So Hard
Given the plethora of challenges posing ranching, optimising operations in the interests of sustainability can be complex. However, most young producers have someone they can turn to. ...
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....
Controlling Nuisance Birds - They Eat Half Their Body Weight
Keeping feed costs down may start at pest control - one thousand starlings can eat one hundred pounds of grain daily. ...
US Herd Rebuilding Started "in Earnest"
Government data laid doubts of US beef herd rebuilding to rest last month by confirming a 2.1 per cent herd increase in beef cows that calved....
Wet Autumn Requires Vigilance, UK Farmers Told
Stock keepers should be vigilant in the face of a mild, wet autumn which has seen the UK receive many rain systems and southerly winds. ...
Fire and the Farm: Preparing the Australian Way
Home to some of the most fire-prone farming country in the world, Australia is a place to learn from when looking at dealing a blaze. ...
Water: A Wise Investment
Money made now is best invested in water on your operation. Do not forget the drought you've just battled through. ...
What Are the Dangers of a Warm and Wet October?
October was wetter and warmer than average, contrasting with a dry September, and raising the risk of parasites to cattle. ...
 
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