Grazed forage may not be adequate to meet beef cattle\’s nutritional needs this
time of year, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock experts
\”The nutritional quality of mature standing forage diminishes the further we get
into winter through… Continue reading
Dr. Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Limited grazing of wheat pasture has proven to be the best and also more efficient approach for utilizing this high-quality forage with mature beef cows. The protein requirements of… Continue reading
By: Tracy Turner
WOOSTER, Ohio – Livestock producers looking for a relatively easy and inexpensive feed source can turn to harvested cornfields for the answer.
The residue left on the field after harvesting corn can be used to meet the… Continue reading
Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Strong cattle prices have encourage ranchers to keep any cow that might have a live calf to sell at the next weaning period. If rainfall allows forage growth to be adequate,… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
It was discovered in the early 1900s that under certain conditions sorghums are capable of releasing hydrocyanic acid or commonly called prussic acid. Prussic acid when ingested by cattle,… Continue reading
ARDMORE, Okla. — For generations, ranchers in the Southern Great Plains have fed their cattle the same way.
During the spring and summer months, cattle graze on a sea of open pastures across the prairie, then in the fall fields… Continue reading