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Weather Effects on Cow Requirements

Weather Effects on Cow Requirements

The effects of cold weather, wind, and precipitation have significant effects on energy requirements for cattle.  Research indicates that the Lower Critical Temperature for mature beef cattle with a wet hide is 59 oF, and that for every 1 oF below that temperature...

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Weaning with a plan

Weaning with a plan

Let It Begin Fall has arrived and that means it is time for calves to be weaned.  Whether you are a cow-calf producer preparing to wean calves off your spring calving herd or a stocker operator anticipating purchasing fresh calves, now is the time to make sure you...

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Freezer Beef Finishing Programs

Freezer Beef Finishing Programs

So you are tired of paying $7.50 per pound for ground beef at the grocery store, or worse yet, having to eat turkey burgers at your weekend barbeque. You have some weaned calves or yearlings standing around and the willingness to feed them, so all you need now is a...

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