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.

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