Supplementing winter rations with grain
Maintaining our cows through the various stages of pregnancy, especially through the winter months, has some unique challenges, especially when feeding low quality forages. FULL STORY »
Back to Basics: Ruminant digestive system
This will be a series of posts that will discuss some basic information about beef cattle production that would apply to anyone raising beef. The first post in the series will focus on the ruminant digestive system. FULL STORY »
Feeding for the winter of 2011 – 2012
A barn full of high quality hay, a bin full of grain, and cattle that are clean, dry and protected from harsh conditions make a most comforting thought to any cattleman when temperatures are near zero and snow is belly deep. FULL STORY »
Cattle Feeding: Do I need to supplement my hay?
A prime opportunity to control feed costs and expenses in the beef cow enterprise is to make the most of the feed inventory on hand and minimize the dollars spent on supplements. FULL STORY »
Solving the efficiency puzzle: Are we missing something?
There has been a tremendous buzz throughout the beef industry the last few years and the buzz is “efficiency”. FULL STORY »