Written by Jason Duggin, Courtesy of site.extension.uga.edu
Has the hay you plan to feed this winter been tested? If so, you have the tools necessary to help maintain appropriate body condition for your herd and better plan for… Continue reading
By : Terri Queck-Matzie
Corn silage can be a good feedstuff for cattle through the winter months.
“Silage can provide a tremendous amount of energy,” says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist and assistant professor of animal science.… Continue reading
Author : Mark Sulc, Courtesy of Ohio State University Extension
Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind potential for some forage toxicity issues late this season. Nitrate and prussic acid poisoning potential associated with drought stress or frost… Continue reading
When the rain stops, the heat persists and the plants start to stress, nitrate toxicity concern starts to creep to the surface.
“With nitrate toxicity, the plant will either absorb nitrate or ammonia from the soil,” explained Jason Banta, Texas… Continue reading
Although these crops offer flexibility in cropping systems and a great source of livestock feed, they could pose… Continue reading