Cattle Feeding Systems http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/29409/more en Hay Talk Part 3: Troubleshooting rain-damaged hay & inadequate fermentation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation <div class="node-body blog-body">In this week’s “Hay Talk” installment, we are tackling two common haying problems — the costs of rain-damaged hay and the implications of inadequate fermentation. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91501 at http://beefmagazine.com Hay Talk Part 1: Why cutting height and moisture levels matter http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter <div class="node-body blog-body">July is typically a busy month for baling hay; however, with excessive rains, some producers are finding it difficult to complete a first cutting. Here are some tips for getting a good hay crop, despite the extra moisture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91021 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 1: Symptoms of nutrient deficiencies; PLUS: 5 mineral supplementation tips http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-1-symptoms-nutrient-deficiencies-plus-5-mineral-supplementation-tips <div class="node-body blog-body">When grass quality diminishes, cattle can quickly get nutrient deficiencies. Here are tips for mineral supplementation to maintain herd health during the summer grazing season. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-1-symptoms-nutrient-deficiencies-plus-5-mineral-supplementation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-1-symptoms-nutrient-deficiencies-plus-5-mineral-supplementation-tips#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 89961 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 tips for dry-lotting beef cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-dry-lotting-beef-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Concerned about having enough forages to get through the 2015 summer grazing season? Many producers are considering semi-confinement, or “intensification,” for their herds. Here are four tips for successfully dry-lotting beef cattle. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-dry-lotting-beef-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-dry-lotting-beef-cattle#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Seedstock Cow-Calf Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88821 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 3: Questions to ask before planting cover crops, alfalfa & perennial grasses on irrigated pastures http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa <div class="node-body blog-body">Do cover crops pencil out? What should I plant in my irrigated pastures? Should I plant companion crops in new alfalfa stands? The third installment in April’s Grazing Series asks and answers these three questions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88461 at http://beefmagazine.com 15 “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo contest finalists announced http://beefmagazine.com/blog/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced <div class="node-body blog-body">Cattle nutrition has been the focus of the latest BEEF Daily and Greeley Hat Works photo contest. The theme is “Bellied up to the feedbunk,” and it’s time to announce the 15 finalists. Readers can now vote for their favorite photograph, with the top two vote-getters earning a $300 Greeley Hat Works hat. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Beef Quality Beef Quality Feedlots Beef Demand Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87741 at http://beefmagazine.com Review corn particle size to improve beef feeding efficiency http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/review-corn-particle-size-improve-beef-feeding-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">K-State study finds grinding corn too fine can lead to digestive problems, too coarse can be costly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/review-corn-particle-size-improve-beef-feeding-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/review-corn-particle-size-improve-beef-feeding-efficiency#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Beef Cattle Feed Nutrition Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:18:00 +0000 87031 at http://beefmagazine.com Vermeer Debuts New Hay & Forage Equipment http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/vermeer-debuts-new-hay-forage-equipment <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vermeer Corporation debuts new forage technology for the farm and ranch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/vermeer-debuts-new-hay-forage-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/vermeer-debuts-new-hay-forage-equipment#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Beef Cattle Feed Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:27:00 +0000 79331 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Vermeer&#39;s distinctive net wrap</p> Unorthodox Ration Balancing System Offers Advantages http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/unorthodox-ration-balancing-system-offers-advantages <div class="field-byline"> By: Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Bader, the proprietor of Free Choice Enterprises in Wisconsin, uses an unusual but potentially valuable method of balancing rations, including grazed-forage diets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/unorthodox-ration-balancing-system-offers-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feeding-systems/unorthodox-ration-balancing-system-offers-advantages#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Tips For Profit Sun, 18 May 2014 14:03:00 +0000 75201 at http://beefmagazine.com Five Consultants Prognosticate The Future Of The Cattle Business http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/five-consultants-prognosticate-future-cattle-business <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Kenneth Eng </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five consulting nutritionists provide their thoughts on the U.S. cattle industry in 2013 as well as their prognosis for 2014 and beyond.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/five-consultants-prognosticate-future-cattle-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/five-consultants-prognosticate-future-cattle-business#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Nutrition Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:10:00 +0000 71831 at http://beefmagazine.com