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  • 2008
  • February

Mineral Supplementation Can Affect Beef Cattle Performance

The value of mineral supplementation is either discounted or overlooked by many beef cattle producers. Mineral supplements make up a small part of the total diet, but can play a big role in the overall performance of beef cattle.
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  • 2002
  • June

Water is the Most Important Nutrient

Nutritionists and producers alike often take for granted the most important nutrient, the one required in the greatest amount by any class of livestock - water.
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  • 2009
  • August

Oklahoma Gold: Benefits and Costs

When I was attending the TCU Ranch Management Program in the 1970s, Mr. John Merrill referred to basic facts or truths about production biology as "hitching posts" because they don't change.
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  • 1998
  • March

Thin is not "In"

If your females have too much body condition to make up before the breeding season, there are some practices you may want to consider.
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  • 2013
  • October

Management increases chance for trophy bucks

Most deer hunters, including me, are fascinated with large antlers. We generally want to see or harvest bucks with large antlers. "Trophy buck" is commonly used to describe a buck with large antlers; however, trophy buck means different things to different people.
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  • 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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  • 2003
  • July

Feeding, Culling Are Main Drought Considerations

When you live in Oklahoma or Texas, drought management should never be far from your mind.
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  • 2015
  • July

Hay-buying tips help producers select best value

The haying situation this spring and early summer has been a little different than usual due to the prolonged and widespread rains.
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  • 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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  • 2010
  • January

Food Requirements for Different Animals

Have you ever wondered why ruminant livestock such as cattle, sheep and goats, or wildlife such as deer, elk and bison eat what they do?