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Winter Feeding: Watch For Mud
Kentucky cattlemen are being told to put the boots on and get to grips with mud. ...
Certified Angus Cattle Are Getting Heavier
Angus producers have a new specification to consider along with established rib eye and yield grade requirements....
Double Baleage Saves Time and Money
A fresh approach to baled forage is saving money and providing a better diet for cattle. ...
What Minerals Do My Beef Cows Need?
Meeting cow macro and micro mineral requirements is something that takes planning - you sometimes don't know when you're doing wrong. ...
Steps to Ensure Cows Are Prepared for Breeding
Many trials met each breeding season could have been addressed as early as the previous calving, says a Kentucky beef expert. ...
Fire and the Farm: Preparing the Australian Way
Home to some of the most fire-prone farming country in the world, Australia is a place to learn from when looking at dealing a blaze. ...
Doing Beef the US Way: Improved Lifestyle and Profit
American cattle breeding techniques are saving costs and yielding results for an award winning farmer in Ireland. ...
Developmental Disease in Ayrshires is Inheritable
A worrying disease in Ayrshire calves causing growth and intellectual retardation has been discovered by Finnish scientists. ...
How Much Could You Afford For a Bred Heifer?
Calculations around herd expansion need projections and the importance of forecasting prices cannot be overlooked, write US cattle advisers. ...
Calving Preparation Guidelines: Start Planning Now
If you're spring calving this year then there is still time to get handling gates working properly if necessary, says Teagasc, Ireland's Agriculture and Food Development Authority. ...
US Rancher Profits 'Bloom'
US cow/calf operations have not had it so good in decades and will continue to see strong margins over the coming years....
Looking at 'Cattle Culture': Home on the Brazilian Range
Much has been written about the impact of cattle farming in the Amazonian regions and how to increase efficiencies and profits, but a less studied field is that of the people and animals working there and the relationship therein. ...
Behind the Best Scottish Beef Farm of 2014
By focusing on the commercial side of the business and producing top notch cattle, a Scottish family farm has achieved national honours....
Could 2015 Be the Year for the Grass Manager?
An Ohio expert posits whether this year could be when graziers make money, after a period when corn and soybean growers have had the best of things. ...
Esophageal Feeder: Calf Life Saver
Reasons for a calf not to suckle are many and varied, with even cold weather making calves less likely to nurse. A useful tool to have is an esophogeal feeder and Dr Michelle Arnold of the University of Kentucky explains why. ...
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