Profit Tips: Cow-Calf - Decisions on calf implants
Although the performance benefits of pre-weaning implants are well documented, many ranchers choose not to use them for various reasons. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Facilities - Water improvements during drought
As drought continues across much of the country, watershed specialists from Kansas State University offer these tips for providing water to livestock. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Cattle Feeding - The value of carcass gain
On a live-weight basis, average daily gains tend to decline late in the finishing period, possibly triggering shipment of cattle as cost of gain appears to approach or exceed the value of gain. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Pasture Management - Show cattle where to graze
Left on their own, cattle can overgraze riparian areas and neglect valuable forage on more difficult terrain further from water. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Reproduction - Early-calving heifers earn more
Delivering her first calf early in the calving season sets a heifer up for long-term productivity. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Reproduction - Delay heifer development
Several studies in recent years have shown replacement heifers can weigh less at first breeding than previously assumed without reducing conception or calving rates. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Forage kochia could revitalize rangeland
Forage kochia is a perennial shrub that is well adapted to dry conditions and provides feed value to cattle. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Nutrition - Creep feeding to increase calf gains
Creep feeding can help calves gain weight, especially when forage supplies are short. FULL STORY »
Profit Tips: Nutrition - Boost heifer nutrition
University of Nebraska Extension beef specialist Rick Rasby, PhD, reminds ranchers heifers have different nutritional requirements from mature cows. FULL STORY »
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