By : Karla H. Wilke, UNL Cow/Calf Systems and Stocker Management
There are several options cattle producers may want to consider to conserve grass in dry areas of the state. Photo credit Troy Walz.
Hot, dry conditions in early summer… Continue reading
By Morgan Marley
It takes grass to grow grass on the foundation
If you’ve built a powerhouse cow herd, its best fueled with robust grass.
“We all understand that a ranch has to be economically viable in the short… Continue reading
A six part presentation series discussing management strategies surrounding Beef Heifer Development has been posted on-line in the OSU Extension Beef Team… Continue reading
Source : Janna Block
The last 60 days before calving and the first 60 days after calving are critical periods in the production cycle of the beef cow herd.
Energy and protein requirements of the cow increase by 15%… Continue reading
Success in cattle breeding starts with cycling females in good body condition
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Creating a great cake starts with quality ingredients mixed together by a talented baker.… Continue reading
By : Gilda V. Bryant
Successful conception rates for cows and heifers start 30 to 60 days before the breeding season begins. Producers should understand that females produce one egg per heat cycle. The egg needs three weeks to mature,… Continue reading