The ongoing drought has impacted all segments of the cattle industry, and some of the hardest hit have been beef cows.
We know that weaning can cause stress in calves. Throw in some additional stressors such as immediate gathering for transport, comingling, change in diet and exposure to pathogens and we have a recipe for lost performan
Time and time again, the markets show us that weaned calves bring more money than unweaned calves.
Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Even in human health, use of dietary supplements requires somewhat of a leap of faith.
The most stressful time in the life of a beef calf is at weaning when they are five to seven months of age according to Eldon Cole, field specialist in livestock for University of Missouri Extension.
Bunk space can vary depending on if calves were preconditioned or not prior to entering the feedlot.
Preconditioning calves can optimize their immune system and nutritional status while minimizing stress.