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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • December

Be Prepared for Winter Weather

Stocker cattle producers have many challenges to manage: animal health, increasing costs of inputs and fluctuating cattle prices. However, one of the most difficult challenges may be Mother Nature.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • November

Timeliness plays critical role in agricultural operations

In some instances, the benefit of timeliness can be measured.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • July

Pregnancy checking provides management options

Checking cows for pregnancy is nothing new, yet its adoption rates are still incredibly low.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • March

Post-breeding nutrition affects heifer pregnancy rates

Achieving a desirable pregnancy rate in replacement heifers is contingent upon many things, but it all begins with nutrition.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • December

Stocker supplementation decisions affect profits

Three main types of nutritional supplementation are often discussed in regard to stocker cattle grazing wheat pasture.
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  • 2015
  • April

Cattle transitioning to wheat require acclimation period

An observation that has been made when turning cattle out on lush wheat pastures is that a transition occurs in which cattle may only maintain or even lose weight for a period of time.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • February

Late-gestation heifer nutrition does not affect dystocia

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 28 percent of all calf deaths before weaning are due to birth-related problems. Therefore, managing females to calve with minimal difficulty is extremely important.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • December

Scoring helps assess Bovine Respiratory Disease

The Bovine Respiratory Disease Symposium was held earlier this year in Denver, Colorado. Topics included discussion on current experiences, subclinical effects of BRD, and new research on identifying genetic markers that will hopefully aid in identifying susceptible cattle.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • July

Weight measurement enables effective management

Given the importance of weight in cattle production, it is important to capture weight data when necessary to make good management decisions.
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