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Creep feeding provides supplementary nutrition to nursing calves. It can increase a calf's daily rate of gain, as well as weaning weight. Whether it will benefit your production depends on several factors.

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Managing what goes into an organized ranch refrigerator is crucial when dealing with animal health. Many times, it can mean life or death, and seasoned ranchers know the importance of having the proper medications for a healthy herd on hand at all times.

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As the first hint of green signaled spring and summer grazing would soon be here, many of us were finalizing our plans for the upcoming breeding season.

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Cover crops are a tool that can provide dual benefits – soil management and cattle feed – however, not all cover crops are suitable as a forage crop for cattle.

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In 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released the eighth revised edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle. This publication reviews the peer-reviewed scientific literature, establishes the nutrient requirements of beef cattle, identifies areas of needed research and serves as a guide to beef cattle nutritionists.

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The selenium issue is a little like professional baseball – every year brings new developments, it’s a source of avid discussion and people rely on statistics to support whatever opinion they currently espouse.

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