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  • Apr 25, 2012

    Celebrating Spring Calving On The Ranch

    BEEF Daily readers painted a beautiful picture of spring calving on the ranch with their Farm Boy's Spring Calving photo contest entries....More
  • Feb 29, 2012

    Advice On When To Intervene When Calving First-Calf Heifers

    Buddy Faries, Jr., veterinarian with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, explains what to look for and when to step in when calving first-calf heifers.....More
  • Feb 16, 2012

    Research Continues To Confirm Fetal Programming Importance

    Research is revealing how important fetal programming is to the productivity of the calf. Researchers are learning that the nutritional level of the cow during the third trimester of pregnancy has significant influence on the animal’s ability to gain efficiency and reach the Choice grade if it’s a fed steer, or produce calves that meet the ranch’s production goals if it’s a replacement heifer....More
  • Aug 19, 2011

    Extended Calving Season Limits Profitability

    An extended calving season limits the ability to maximize profitability. To illustrate this point, I’ve created a “virtual herd.”...More
  • colustrum is crucial to calf health
    Feb 2, 2011

    Get Your Calves Colostrum Within The First 6 Hours

    Vaccinations, balanced diets and culling cows are basic practices that are very important for the success of the cowherd, there is one crucial process often taken for granted: colostrum management....More
  • how to prevent calf disease during calving
    Mar 1, 2010

    Calving Advice: 8 Ways To Prevent Calf Diseases

    Prevention of a calf disease can mean a much more successful year for your cattle business. Here are some tips to help ensure success during your next calving season....More

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