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  • 2004
  • December

What Should You Feed Your Cows This Winter?

For a few obvious (and some not so obvious) reasons, this same question gets asked frequently. As with most questions involving agriculture, the answer is "it depends" - and it primarily depends upon the following key areas: Product Specifics, Availability and Price.
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  • 2002
  • August

When does Making Hay become Feeding Hay?

Sometimes the mindsets behind making and feeding hay are as different as night and day - so before making and feeding hay can be considered synonymous, factors like nutritive value and storage have to be kept in mind by buyers and sellers.
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  • 2002
  • February

Supplemental Fat May Help Cows Rebreed

Adding fat to the diet of a cow before calving and/or before breeding can have some substantial benefits.
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  • 2000
  • November

Nutritional Management: A Tale of Two Seasons

Advantages of a controlled calving season include more uniform nutrition for the cow herd and less need for supplementation.
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  • 2005
  • March

Learn Livestock's 'Hierarchy of Nutrient Use'

We get a lot of calls this time of year about winter cow nutrition and body condition. Cow body condition is a relative term used to describe the level of fatness or fleshiness. Some of the pieces of the puzzle vary with the class, but the basics don't vary and the mystery is not very deep.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2001
  • December

You Get What You Pay For

Things to keep in mind if you are considering the use of by-product feeds.

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  • 1999
  • August

Why Are We Supplementing our Livestock?

Livestock producers spend a great deal of money putting up hay and buying feeds to see their stock through the winter. What if we didn't have to haul hay and feed all winter? There are cost saving incentives built into managing on a year-round basis.
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  • 2001
  • June

Vaccine Handling

There is much more to achieving a protective immune response from a vaccine administration than just poking a needle in a calf.
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  • 2001
  • November

Hay! How Can You Save Money?

Hay costs can be a significant expense in cow-calf operations. Management practices can help you maximize your hay dollar.