Source: North Dakota State University Why Consider Drylot? In a practical sense, it means feeding confined cows and calves forages, crop residues and grains that may have more value marketed through cattle than as a cash crop. Many cattlemen manage their...
Source: Midwestern Cattle Marketing, LLC In a traditional sense, calves are weaned at six to seven months of age. However, during a drought, forage is generally limiting and early weaning should be a consideration as a management tool for a...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Each pasture season has its challenges whether its periodic drought or cool weather that can slow or halt forage growth, cattle numbers change as beef producers adjust to markets and overhead costs always seem to...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The follow-up on the initial tuberculosis (TB) positive cow from Canada detected at slaughter in the United States has been complicated and expensive, but the rapid response reduced the overall impact...
Source: Midwestern Cattle Marketing, LLC One reproductive disease that all cattle ranchers find disastrous to a cowherd is Bovine Trichomoniasis also known as Trich. Bovine Trichomoniasis is a veneral disease caused by the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus, a mobile complex, single-celled organism...
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