This week's Ranch of the Week features JNelson Farms, owned and operated by Jon and Tammy Nelsonill just northwest of Midland, Mich. You can find them on their website at www.jnelsonfarms.com or on Facebook at JNelson F
Most spring-calving beef cows are now in their third trimester, or they will be calving soon in late January or February. Since these months also tend to bring on the most volatile and extreme cold periods, cold stress
Everyone involved in the cow/calf sector, commercial or seedstock, exited last fall's sale season reeling from what appeared to be an inevitable storm. Skepticism quickly replaced the optimistic zeal that carried
Animal disease epidemics are a significant concern to the animal agriculture industry. The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will facilitate a discussion on this crucial topic, at their next Annual Conference, A
Diarrhea in neonatal calves is one of the leading causes of morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death) in North America and Europe and continues to be a major cause of economic loss to the beef cattle industry.
The objective for beef cows is to produce a calf. About 15 to 20 percent of the calves are destined as replacements, so the remaining 80 to 85 percent of the calves go the feed yard as terminal cattle. Given that fact,