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Tips to Improve Cow Performance While Consuming Low-quality Forages

By : Rob Ziegler, UNL MS Animal Science Student and Travis Mulliniks, UNL Beef Cattle Nutritionist, Range Production Systems


Because of the challenges faced last spring and this year’s projected lower quality hay crop, supplementing cattle this year with… Continue reading

Maintain body condition between calving and the breeding season. (“Don’t let ‘em slip”)

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist


Body condition score at calving is the single most important trait determining when a cow resumes heat cycles and therefore when she is likely to re-conceive for the… Continue reading