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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • November

Simple steps add value to calves

Pick up any livestock-related publication these days and you'll probably find an article on adding value to your calf crop.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2009
  • January

Take Care of Your Heifers and They Will Take Care of You

About the end of every year, beef producers have sold the last calf crop and have a few weeks or months of relative calm before calving season starts. It is easy to become complacent about the cow herd and the replacement heifers, but if you don't take care of them now, they will not be able to take care of you in the future.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • September

Calf Book app provides alternative to scratch paper

Calf Book gives cattle producers a simple way to store calving information about their herds.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1998
  • August

Guidelines for Stocking Decisions During a Drought

Mistakes are commonly made when producers face a drought, we've outlined some helpful hints.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • March 2018

Heifer Development: Managing for Her Future

A replacement heifer represents the most costly improvement in a herd's genetics. Since reproductive traits are lowly heritable, cattle producers must manage within the environment.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • June 2019

What I Want in the Perfect Beef Cow

The perfect beef cow has the right mix of traits. Her ability to prosper in her environment and deliver a health calf every year are most important.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • September 2019

Top 5 Reproductive Failures in Beef Operations (and How to Avoid Them)

Reproductive failures, which lead to financial loss, can occur in any cow-calf operation. Here are the top 5 causes.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2009
  • April

Simmer Down Your Cow Herd

A trait exhibited by a cow herd or individuals within a herd that saves time and money is referred to as a "convenience trait." Examples are polledness, parasite resistance, heat tolerance and calving ease.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2006
  • December

Information Key in Designing Supplemental Feeding Program

Lack of forage (quantity and quality) is the cause of many cattle being in less-than-desirable body condition going into the winter - the next few months are going to be critical, regardless of whether your cows calve in the fall or spring, due to bull turn-out and calving season rapidly approaching.