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Feedlot Focus

Forage and Feed Sampling

By: Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County

Winter weather results in higher energy requirements for livestock. In the case of ruminant livestock a major portion of the diet is typically composed of forages. Forage nutrient content is affected by a… Continue reading →

NDSU Feedlot School Set for Jan 20-21

North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center will hold
its annual NDSU Feedlot School on Jan. 20-21, 2015.

This intensive course is for cattle producers, feeders, backgrounders, feed
industry personnel, animal health-care suppliers and anyone else who is
interested… Continue reading →

Stocker Special
Cow/Calf Corner

It is time to begin the early evening feeding

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist

It is generally accepted that adequate supervision at calving has a significant impact on reducing calf mortality. Adequate supervision has been of increasing importance with the higher price of live calves… Continue reading →

Momma matters

By Miranda Reiman

Ranchers don’t plan to short-change their cows. Yet, the unexpected can leave a herd lacking.

“Typically producers do not want to calve thin cows and do not like cows to lose weight during late pregnancy. We know… Continue reading →