Great Plains Livestock Consulting, Inc., offers some spring beef tips for feedlot and cow-calf producers.
- Scrape snow from pens.
- Place cows on a high-magnesium mineral.
- Be ready to add shades if you have plans to do so.
- Beef cows calving should be in a BCS of 6 and not fall below a 5.5.
- Be sure to adjust cow nutrition to match requirements as they calve.