Auction markets noted firm demand and a stronger undertone last week for grazing cattle with spring now less than a month away. Auctions were in full-swing again after the previous week's winter storms.
People of the Dust Bowl slowly learned of the need for planned land use by locality. What happens when you turn over millions of acres of native sod without records and persistent crop failures leave the land bare?
Cows are beginning to calve and some newborns are certain to be cold stressed. Getting those calves back to normal body temperatures as soon as possible will save some calves and increase the vigor of others.