Cow / Calf Corner
By : Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu Cattle mineral nutrition is complex and often confusing, but one strategy to help ranchers better evaluate their mineral program is to monitor mineral consumption. This goes back to the old adage, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” Mineral supplement tags provide the…Read More
Sources : Lawton Stewart, Extension Beef Cattle SpecialistFrancis Fluharty, Animal and Dairy Science Department HeadJason Duggin, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Current situation, producers are looking at ways to maintain economic livelihood. One of the ways they can achieve this is through retaining ownership of the calves past weaning. This can take on different meanings, depending on the…Read More
By : Olivia Amundson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu Cows that calve on time are the number one indicator that cattle within that operation fit the managerial program. This happens simply from timely reproduction. Reproductive performance of an operation is important to the overall success and bottom line of that operation. Benchmarking…Read More
By : Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu Water Testing It is critical that producers be proactive and test their water sources prior to turning livestock into pastures. SDSU Extension offers an on-site quick test at all SDSU Extension regional centers and some SDSU Extension county offices across South Dakota. It is well-documented in Western South Dakota…Read More
The 8th annual sale will be November 27 at Muskingum Livestock! The 2020 date for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) eighth annual Replacement Female Sale will be Friday evening, November 27. The sale will be held at the Muskingum Livestock Auction Co. in Zanesville, Ohio and will begin at 6:00 p.m. The 2020 OCA Replacement…Read More
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