feed efficiency

Huvepharma® announces Monovet® medicated feed combination approvals

The first FDA-approved generic monensin – available to U.S. beef, dairy, and goat producers as Monovet®90 from global animal health company Huvepharma®  – has now also received FDA approval for combination use with other drug feed… Continue reading

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing


A body condition score of five is not atypical for many cows. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

Understanding the major factors that affect cull cow prices is important to every cow-calf operation’s bottom line.

“Cull cows represent… Continue reading

Feeding Light Test Weight Corn in Growing and Finishing Diets

By : Erin Laborie, Nebraska Extension Educator


Cattle feeders that grow their own corn have the opportunity to market light test weight corn through their cattle without sacrificing cattle performance. Photo credit Troy Walz.

The number of growing degree days… Continue reading

What are your Bedding Options, is Keeping a Thin Wheat Stand Worth It?

By : Jason Hartschuh, OSU Extension Crawford Country, Agricultural and Natural Resources Educator

 

Wheat fields are finally turning green, as we do stand evaluations (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-07/estimating-wheat-yield-stem-counts) many producers are weighing poor stands versus their need for livestock bedding.… Continue reading

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