By : Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu
Cattle mineral nutrition is complex and often confusing, but one strategy to help ranchers better evaluate their mineral program is to monitor mineral consumption. This goes back to… Continue reading
DULUTH, Ga. (June 2, 2020) — Shipping fever, or bovine respiratory disease (BRD), costs the cattle industry up to $900 million annually.1 But what does that number really mean to producers? “It’s… Continue reading
The average return for an extra 100 pounds of cow weight is five to seven pounds of additional weight of the calf at weaning.
Written by : Lisa Moser, Kansas State University
Source : KC Olson, Kansas State University
K-State… Continue reading
By : Ron Scott, Ph.D., Director, Beef Technical Innovation, Courtesy of purinamils.com
If you’ve ever set up dominoes, you know that when one domino falls, the rest follow suit. Similarly, your cattle nutrition program can set off a chain reaction… Continue reading
Knowing when heifers have started cycling is key to future reproductive success.
SPRING VALLEY, Wis. [April 15, 2020] – The ability to get replacement heifers bred and calved out early are important indicators for how long heifers will stay in… Continue reading
Courtesy of vitaferm.com
There are a lot of variables to turning a profit in the cattle business. But, one thing is certain; if you don’t have a healthy calf born during calving for each cow exposed at breeding time the… Continue reading