Cow-Calf Timely Tips - February 2014

Follow these cow-calf management tips to prepare your spring-calving herd. FULL STORY »

Raising versus buying heifers for beef cow replacement

A major cost for cow-calf producers is obtaining an adequate supply of acceptable heifers for replacements in the herd. Although most producers raise their own, purchasing replacements sometimes can be an attractive alternative. FULL STORY »

BeefTalk: In search of good sires

Focusing on five traits within the Red Angus breed - birth weight, weaning weight, yearling weight, marbling score and rib-eye area - the Dickinson Research Extension Center has set a goal that the average value for herd sire expected progeny differences (EPDs) should meet or exceed the Red Angus breed average EPD values. FULL STORY »

What matters in heifer selection Play video

Animal scientist Jerry Lipsey, PhD, spent his career with breed associations and in academia. At this year’s Cattlemen’s College, he outlined some basic criteria for selecting replacement females that will contribute to productivity and profitability FULL STORY »

Signs of impending calving in cows or heifers

As the spring calving season approaches, the cows will show typical signs that will indicate parturition is imminent. FULL STORY »

Carefully considering your next herd bull

It isn’t too early to begin thinking about the upcoming spring bull buying season and assessing your needs to identify that next herd sire. FULL STORY »

Winter weather cattle management

Winter weather conditions have certainly hit with a vengeance this year, not only in South Dakota but in a wide swath of the cattle producing areas of the United States. FULL STORY »

Guidelines for successful heifer development

Development of replacement heifers is a long and thus costly process that becomes even more costly when heifers fail to re-breed or must be culled for reasons other than age. FULL STORY »

Use calving ease EPDs to select sires for replacement heifers

When one begins the process of selection of bulls to produce replacement heifers or bulls to be service sires of replacement heifers a number of criteria come to mind. FULL STORY »

Time to double check your heifer development program

The first week of January is an extremely important "check-point" in spring heifer development programs. FULL STORY »

Fetal programming and effects of cow nutrition

Can changes to a cow's energy intake during the second trimester enhance the quality of beef her offspring will produce? FULL STORY »

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