A recent research article addresses the biology and biochemistry of beef marbling and its effects on production systems, carcass and fat quality.
Odd fall weather and fescue pasture growth set up potential poisonous pastures causing fescue foot in cow herds.
Cow pies also serve another important purpose, they’re an indicator of bovine health and hay quality.
Beef producers don’t look kindly on cattle rustlers. So, it’s no surprise they don’t like uncontrolled pricklypear cactus growth robbing them blind of prime grazing lands.
Driving up the long, narrow dirt driveway of Rolling Hills Traeger Ranch near Avon, you may think this is just like every other beef cattle operation in central Minnesota.
Cattle grazing on lush green pastures tell the tale of why southwestern Missouri producers are warming up to warm-season grasses.
Unlike humans, cattle get rid of excess heat in their system through breathing and panting more than sweating.
Grazing management and buffer strips may reduce erosion, however, few studies evaluating these practices have been reported.