Nutrition

Greener pastures encourage cattle ranchers

04/24/2012 1:48:53 PM
Spring rains that soaked the state have made all the difference for California cattle ranchers. ... Full story.

Does your calving season fit your resources?

04/17/2012 3:25:00 PM
The 2011 tax season just finished. Many producers may have considered the amount of money they have spent on feed. ... Full story.

BeefTalk: Preparing for a dry year using lazy L culling

04/13/2012 4:10:43 PM
Looking at the drought forecast certainly causes concern. It's not panic, just concern. In some areas, the lack of precipitation persists, while other areas are candidates for less precipitation. ... Full story.

Beef cow nutrition during calving and early lactation

04/06/2012 1:48:40 PM
Calving season has started for most producers and will be starting for others in the near future. ... Full story.

Winter feeding - A look back

04/04/2012 3:48:56 PM
These warmer winter temperatures and open foraging ground may get you wondering if you can cut back supplementation all together in a winter like this, leaving the cows to maintain themselves on available forage. ... Full story.

Take advantage of this market

04/03/2012 11:30:29 AM
According to the most recent U.S.Drought Monitor, the majority of Arkansas, has returned to normal soil moisture, while areas from central Kansas and south through Texas and regions of the southwestern U.S. remain in a moderate to exceptional drought intensity. ... Full story.

Beef cow mineral approach: Determine the needs, match the source

04/02/2012 2:04:55 PM
All cows, feeds and minerals are not created equal. Performance objectives and reproductive efficiency are dictated by recognizing the cow’s mineral needs as they apply to her stage of production. ... Full story.

Nutrition after calving sets the stage for next year’s calf crop

03/23/2012 10:28:53 AM
How we address the nutritional needs of a cow herd after calving is critically important if we’re going to have a successful start to next year’s calf crop. ... Full story.

Spring turn-out, is your grass ready?

03/22/2012 1:45:29 PM
Every year at green-up, grass managers must make decisions about when and where to begin grazing. ... Full story.

Cow-calf corner: Consequences of losing a body condition score 

03/19/2012 10:55:00 AM
Glenn Selk explains the importance of keeping cows in good body condition during the time between calving and the next breeding season. ... Full story.

Scientists move closer to solving pasture bloat problem

03/13/2012 1:46:17 PM
Livestock love alfalfa. Alfalfa doesn't always love them back. ... Full story.

Take advantage of the drought of 2011

03/12/2012 1:41:28 PM
The hot, dry weather of 2011 across the Southern Plains certainly created a hardship for commercial cow calf operations that are short of standing and stored forage. ... Full story.
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Ask the expert: Mixing cows from drought-stricken ranches

10/19/2012
We’re buying young cow from drought stricken ranches and moving them to ours. Do we co-mingle or segregate for how long? Full story.

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