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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?
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  • 2016
  • January

'Employee' analogy aids replacement heifer selection

Replacement heifers are the hot topic at most rancher gatherings these days.
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  • 2017
  • September

Feeding Hay More Efficiently

A systemic grazing management plan and an efficient supplemental feeding program can help cattle producers more efficiently use forage resources.

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  • 2017
  • September

Body Condition Score as a Tool for Cow Herd Management

Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.

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  • 2017
  • July

Early Weaning Benefits First-Calf Cows, Calves

Weaning calves from first-calf cows early offers benefits to the animals and operation. Robert Wells, Ph.D., livestock consultant, shares the advantages and tips.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

Improve Nutrition for White-Tailed Deer With Growing-Season Prescribed Burns

Habitat includes food, water, shelter, space and the arrangement of these components, though land managers and popular press most popularly discuss food. Food can easily be managed, and many times the focus is only on food plots and feeders. Native vegetation can take a back seat to these intensive management practices, but people should be aware how to manage existing native vegetation to provide a high quality diet.

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  • 2018
  • October 2018

Offsetting Winter Supplementation With Pasture

Noble Research Institute researchers have been looking at two methods in cow-calf production to extend the grazing season on bermudagrass-based pastures and reduce winter feeding of stored feeds.

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  • 2019
  • September 2019

The Ins and Outs of Making Stockpile Bermudagrass Work

Stockpiling defers a forage from grazing to allow it to accumulate forage mass for grazing during fall and winter.

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  • 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.