By : Erika Lundy and Patrick Wall, Iowa State Extension Beef Specialists
As we gear up for calving season, now is a good time to consider what information we should be recording in our calving books. The key is not… Continue reading
By : Tom R. Troxel, Professor and Associate Department Head Animal Science, Courtesy of University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Research & Extension
Dystocia (calving difficulty) can be a major problem for beef cattle producers in Arkansas, especially… Continue reading
By: Jackie Walling
Courtesy of American Society of Animal Science
A recent article published in Translational Animal Science investigated the effects and interaction of weaning date and late gestation supplementation on productivity in a spring calving system. Measures… Continue reading
By: Miranda Reiman
Imagine buying a bull with a birth weight EPD (expected progeny difference) of 1.0, only to bring him home and find out he was actually a +9.6.
What if that mistake was your fault?
“If you’re looking… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Buying bulls is like making soup. You put in a bit of this and a bit of that and
in the end, you have good soup. Likewise, a piece of this and a piece of… Continue reading