Winter is coming. For some, it’s already a reality. How you manage your cows and heifers now will be a big factor in your calving success next spring. Here’s a roundup of tips to winterize your cow herd, plus news you can use on happenings in the beef business
The weather is getting cooler. For some, it’s getting downright frosty. And cattle are moving from summer pasture to their fall and winter homes. Now is a good time to check pasture condition as you look ahead to next year.
Fall officially starts this week, but cattle producers are already well into their fall management practices. Here’s a look at the fall feeder market plus an explanation of where the “value” comes from in a 45-day value-added weaning program.
For more than a century, bluetongue disease has confounded veterinarians and producers by seemingly disappearing over the winter, then reappearing as soon as temperatures begin to warm. A new study has cracked the transmission code.
Take a look at some research that shows leasing winter grazing may be a profitable alternative, plus research on cattle shrink and guidelines to help veterinarians and producers when castrating and dehorning cattle.
Many cattle producers are looking ahead to fall and its cooler temperatures. With a red-hot calf market, however, what’s the best option - to sell at weaning or precondition and capture extra value? Explore this and more in this week’s Trending Headlines.