Cow-calf corner: Hot summer may bring calves early
Glenn Selk explores why high summer temperatures could cause calves to arrive early. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Does late calving mean late weaning?
Does late calving mean late weaning? The Dickinson Research Extension Center changed calving dates, so the bull turnout date this year will be Aug. 1. FULL STORY »
Calving season: The first 21 days
Several studies have quantified the different advantages that calves born during the first 21 days of the calving season have over those that are born later. FULL STORY »
Cow-calf corner: Reviewing last spring's calving records
Glenn Selk explains why this is a good time of year to look at last spring's calving records and note some changes that can be made to improve next year's calving season. FULL STORY »
Interval timing from calving to return to heat cycles
Research data sets have shown conclusively that young cows that calve in thin body condition but regain weight and condition going into the breeding season do not rebreed at the same rate as those that calve in good condition and maintain that condition into the breeding season. FULL STORY »
Assisting difficult calvings
Realizing that a difficult calving is in progress is a critical, but only an initial, step in assuring that everything possible is being done to ensure as good an outcome as possible. FULL STORY »
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