Profit Tips

Profit Tips: High feed costs boost value of preg-checking

With hay and grain prices at historic highs, the cost of feeding open cows this winter will have a greater impact on profitability than ever before. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Equipment - Gate support

Cattle gates and posts in heavily used areas take a lot of stress and abuse. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Management - Pricing cornstalk leases

How much should cattle producers pay for grazing crop residue this winter, and how should they negotiate a fair price with landowners? FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Animal Health - Tips to manage mycotoxins

This year’s weather produced the right environment for mycotoxins in grain, creating the potential for animal-health problems. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Reproduction - Consider timing for repro vaccines

When a cow is in the chute for pregnancy checking, many cow-calf producers take advantage of the opportunity to perform other necessary procedures to get their cows ready for the winter and the subsequent calving season. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Animal Health - Use caution grazing cornstalks

Corn-stubble fields provide a cost-effective winter-grazing opportunity in a year of drought-induced feed shortages, but managers should take precautions to avoid acidosis that can occur when hungry cattle consume too much starch. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Nutrition - Test your feeds this year

This year’s dry conditions have resulted in ranchers feeding lower-quality hay and, in many cases, turning to less conventional forage sources. FULL STORY »

Nutrition: Ionophores help stretch limited feed supplies

With feed supplies running short on many cow-calf operations this year, Kansas State Extension beef specialist Dale Blasi says ranchers should consider feeding an ionophore to help stretch forage supplies. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Marketing - What cattle feeders want

USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System recently released four information sheets from its Feedlot 2011 study. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Management - Ten keys to good stockmanship

Good stockmanship benefits animal welfare, animal health and the working environment for cattle handlers. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Animal health - Help your vaccines work

A preventative herd-health program, including proper and timely vaccination, is a beef operation’s best insurance policy against production losses and disease. FULL STORY »

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