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Feed & Nutrition

Learn about all aspects of cattle nutrition from harvest and storage to balancing rations with forage, byproducts and supplements.

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Though technology and management practices have evolved over time, grass continues to be the critical component of most cow-calf operations.

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Fall born replacement heifers have been (or soon will be) weaned and will be at a very critical growing period. It is imperative that they reach the target weight of 60-65 percent of their mature weight by the start of the breeding season.

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Over the past decade, the ethanol industry has created quite a stir in both the corn and livestock industries.

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The art of growing and baling high-quality hay is a skill some possess, while some managers lack detail or timing.

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As anyone involved in the stocker business can attest, they are operating within a new market reality. With grass and calf prices historically high – along with every other input cost – summer grazing programs are going to tie up a lot of capital ... and carry the resulting high level of risk.

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Colostrum is the first milk produced after a cow gives birth; it is a nutrient dense, immunoglobulin rich milk designed for the newborn calf. Delivering that milk with care is the key to ensuring that a calf's immune system (immature at birth) starts to develop thus warding off infections that are common to young animals.

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