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It has been well-documented in popular press and repeatedly confirmed at sale barns and coffee shops that the current calf market is about one-half of where it was just 2 ½ years ago. The short-term...
Fall-calving producers fall into two scenarios: deliberate and default.
Checking cows for pregnancy is nothing new, yet its adoption rates are still incredibly low.
Knowing when to and when not to intervene in the calving process is critical. The key is experience and knowing the normal sequence of events.
Body condition score (BCS) is a proven tool to determine nutritional status of an animal.
Estrus synchronization and timed artificial insemination are an economically viable alternative to owning a bull if the producer has multiple bulls.
Many cattle seminars across the Southern Great Plains have offered sound advice about replacement female development and selection. A significant number of producers are strongly considering, if not...
Before relying on any of rules of thumb, it is important to consider all of the factors involved and the natural variation that is expected in animals.
To help provide producers options for managing and marketing cull cows, researchers at the Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University teamed up and conducted a study that evaluated the economics of two alternative management and marketing systems for retaining open beef cows.
Given the importance of weight in cattle production, it is important to capture weight data when necessary to make good management decisions.