Last week’s newsletter contained a discussion of the impact of high pressure heat domes on cattle reproductive performance in the mid to late summer in Oklahoma. Now let’s look… Continue reading
Courtesy of NDSU Extension Service, C.R. Dahlen, Beef Cattle Specialist & C.L. Stoltenow, Veterinarian
Being proactive is the best approach for dealing with heat stress in cattle. Once cattle are in a severe state of heat stress, you may be… Continue reading
By : Glenn Selk, Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist and the late Dr. Dave Sparks, OSU Area Extension Veterinarian
During the very hot, dry summer of 2011, the late Dr. Dave Sparks, Oklahoma State University Extension Veterinarian wrote a very… Continue reading
Courtesy of vitaferm.com
The summer heat can zap your energy faster than you can rattle off your favorite cow’s pedigree. A typical day of work will make most people tired but add in extreme heat and humidity and sometimes surviving… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer slump in cool-season grass growth got a knockout punch from heavy rains in July across much of Missouri.
Good growth for most grasses won’t be good for toxic tall fescue pastures, says Craig Roberts, University… Continue reading
Heat stress could become a problem for livestock because of a pocket of slow- moving hot air that is forecast for the upper Great Plains next week.
\”The greatest impacts of heat stress come when cattle are exposed to… Continue reading