Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Preparing ahead for next spring’s calving season can help increase the chances of success and there are several key steps that would be good to conduct in November or December.
Many spring calving herds will begin calving around the first of February, if not before, so an increased understanding of the “calving” or parturition process is helpful.
Cull beef cows represent 10% of the beef consumed in the U.S. and they represent 20% of the gross income of commercial ranches, making proper cull cow management important.
Most pharmaceutical labels recommend storing products at a temperature between 35 degrees and 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
Weaning during very hot summer weather is stressful enough to the calves. Therefore, any management strategy that can reduce stress to the calves should be utilized.
Pinkeye has long been a costly nuisance with reduced beef production in the form of lower weight gain, milk production, body condition, and eventually even poorer reproduction can result from eye infections.
A list of things to consider over the next few months heading into spring calving.