Nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en Why pasture shade pays http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/why-pasture-shade-pays <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several research trials show shade in pastures produces financial reward, but returns vary with weather and cattle heat tolerance. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/why-pasture-shade-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/why-pasture-shade-pays#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000 102401 at http://beefmagazine.com Here’s how to get more pounds and more profit from your calves http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/here-s-how-get-more-pounds-and-more-profit-your-calves <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Even a casual check of the cattle markets the past months shows the tremendous volatility that has hit all classes of cattle.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/here-s-how-get-more-pounds-and-more-profit-your-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:42:32 +0000 102361 at http://beefmagazine.com Providing cattle with a good mineral program makes ‘cents’ http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/providing-cattle-good-mineral-program-makes-cents <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Cattle have some basic nutritional needs. These are water, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/providing-cattle-good-mineral-program-makes-cents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:33:44 +0000 102351 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: VFD deadline looms; Are you ready? PLUS: Beat the summer heat http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-vfd-deadline-looms-are-you-ready-plus-beat-summer-heat <div class="node-body gallery-body">Summertime is here in all its glory. And that means it’s hot just about everywhere. Check out this week’s Trending Headlines for tips on helping your livestock beat the heat.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-vfd-deadline-looms-are-you-ready-plus-beat-summer-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-vfd-deadline-looms-are-you-ready-plus-beat-summer-heat#comments Ranch Management Health Nutrition Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:24:00 +0000 102311 at http://beefmagazine.com Will preconditioning your calves pay less this fall? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Preconditioning pays, but maybe not as much this year as years past.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall#comments Health Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:42:00 +0000 102231 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Preconditioned calves</p> New guide helps cattle producers understand use of growth promotants http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/new-guide-helps-cattle-producers-understand-use-growth-promotants <div class="node-body article-body">When used as part of a proper strategy, growth implants for beef cattle can reduce the cost of production in beef cattle herds while improving daily gain up to 20% and efficiency up to 15%.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/new-guide-helps-cattle-producers-understand-use-growth-promotants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/new-guide-helps-cattle-producers-understand-use-growth-promotants#comments Nutrition Mon, 13 Jun 2016 03:42:00 +0000 102201 at http://beefmagazine.com Use “cow-pie-ology” to monitor your herd’s nutritional status http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/use-cow-pie-ology-monitor-your-herd-s-nutritional-status <div class="node-body article-body">Cow-pie-ology gives manure management a whole new meaning.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/use-cow-pie-ology-monitor-your-herd-s-nutritional-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/use-cow-pie-ology-monitor-your-herd-s-nutritional-status#comments Nutrition Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:33:00 +0000 102071 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Here&rsquo;s an example of a layered cow pie. If the average of the cow pies in a pasture look like this, observed where the cows rest, it&rsquo;s an indication that the cattle are lacking in protein. (Photo by Dan E. Gary)</p> 5 Trending Headlines: How to use a grazing stick, PLUS; 10 reasons ranch trucks are never stolen http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-how-use-grazing-stick-plus-10-reasons-ranch-trucks-are-never-stolen <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here’s how you can become a better pasture manager.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-how-use-grazing-stick-plus-10-reasons-ranch-trucks-are-never-stolen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-how-use-grazing-stick-plus-10-reasons-ranch-trucks-are-never-stolen#comments Nutrition Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:34:00 +0000 102051 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>ranch dogs on duty</p> Don’t delay: Order your hay trailers now and avoid summer backlogs http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/don-t-delay-order-your-hay-trailers-now-and-avoid-summer-backlogs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Inefficient or undependable hay trailers can be costly.&nbsp; When baling hay, particularly the first cutting, leaving bales sitting in the field can stunt or kill the grass, and make it difficult </p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/don-t-delay-order-your-hay-trailers-now-and-avoid-summer-backlogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Tue, 31 May 2016 16:34:38 +0000 101921 at http://beefmagazine.com Heifer reproduction can be hurt by washy spring forage http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/heifer-reproduction-can-be-hurt-washy-spring-forage <div class="field-byline"> By Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-breeding management can affect reproductive performance in early spring.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/heifer-reproduction-can-be-hurt-washy-spring-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/heifer-reproduction-can-be-hurt-washy-spring-forage#comments Nutrition Wed, 25 May 2016 01:52:00 +0000 101771 at http://beefmagazine.com