Livestock

Record-keeping promotes decision-making success

Record-keeping is just as vital to a farm or ranch as fixing fence, cutting hay and working cattle.

Survey examines Oklahoma, Texas meat goat industry

We surveyed meat goat producers to better understand the industry and discover potential benefits and challenges.

Calf Book app provides alternative to scratch paper

Calf Book gives cattle producers a simple way to store calving information about their herds.

Early detection, management practices control pink eye

Recent rains have resulted in early weeds and grasses producing seed heads that can contribute to pink eye.

Teeth condition can reveal cow age, aid culling decisions

Cows with poor teeth will have a difficult time maintaining body condition.

Johnson joins Noble Research Institute's Agricultural Division

Noble Research Institute has selected Myriah Johnson as a new agricultural economics consultant in the Agricultural Division.

Brush encroachment provides clues about soil health

Brush encroachment is a common problem across the landscape these days.

Proper livestock stocking rate supports operation, wildlife

Overgrazing can cause poor forage and livestock production, wildlife habitat loss, soil erosion and other problems.

Pregnancy checking provides management options

Checking cows for pregnancy is nothing new, yet its adoption rates are still incredibly low.

Calf crop depends on bull management in breeding season

It is recommended to make time, daily if possible, to watch each bull in action during the breeding season.