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Top 5 Hay Mistakes

Top 5 Hay Mistakes

For a cow-calf or stocker operation, hay has the potential to be the most valuable or the most expensive commodity that is fed for supplemental nutrition during the winter months.  By avoiding these five common mistakes, you can ensure you get the maximum return for...

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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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