Nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 13 things to consider to holistically manage your cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">In ranching, everything connects with everything. Successful managers embrace this and approach ranch management from a systems perspective. Here’s how Burke ties it all together.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:31:00 +0000 97791 at http://beefmagazine.com Can you use snow as a water resource for your cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/can-you-use-snow-water-resource-your-cattle <div class="node-body article-body">Utilizing snow as a winter water source can be a viable option for a number of producers. Monitoring cattle as well as the snow can allow a producer to carry their cattle the entire winter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/can-you-use-snow-water-resource-your-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/can-you-use-snow-water-resource-your-cattle#comments CRYSTALYX Ranch Management Nutrition Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:03:00 +0000 97641 at http://beefmagazine.com A successful calving season: Pre-calving considerations http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/successful-calving-season-pre-calving-considerations <div class="node-body video-body">Calving season is upon us, and getting ready for this year’s calf crop takes careful planning. The Beef Roundtable brings you a three-part broadcast on how to plan and have a successful calving season, as well as some post-calving considerations. In Part 1, we look at some pre-calving considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/successful-calving-season-pre-calving-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/successful-calving-season-pre-calving-considerations#comments Calving Nutrition Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:58:00 +0000 97601 at http://beefmagazine.com Does confinement feeding cows pencil out as an alternative production method? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/does-confinement-feeding-cows-pencil-out-alternative-production-method <div class="node-body article-body">University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Rick Rasby shares the economics and production requirements of drylotting cattle as producers balance expansion with the decline of available pastures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/does-confinement-feeding-cows-pencil-out-alternative-production-method" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/does-confinement-feeding-cows-pencil-out-alternative-production-method#comments Business Nutrition Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:51:00 +0000 97511 at http://beefmagazine.com Treat your replacement heifers like potential employees http://beefmagazine.com/blog/treat-your-replacement-heifers-potential-employees <div class="node-body blog-body">“Treat replacement heifers as a valued employee in your ranching business, and she will be a more profitable member of your ranch team in the future,” says Robert Wells, livestock consultant for The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. </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/treat-your-replacement-heifers-potential-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/treat-your-replacement-heifers-potential-employees#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Vaccination Business Health Nutrition BEEF Daily Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 97441 at http://beefmagazine.com Is production efficiency the answer to falling cattle prices? http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/production-efficiency-answer-falling-cattle-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Beef producers can optimize digestion efficiency through two simple concepts - feed the rumen and protect the gut.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/production-efficiency-answer-falling-cattle-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/crystalyx/production-efficiency-answer-falling-cattle-prices#comments CRYSTALYX Business Nutrition Mon, 18 Jan 2016 21:31:00 +0000 97301 at http://beefmagazine.com <p><em>Giving rumen microbes the nutrients they need to digest low quality forages will increase the overall feed value of those forages and aid in improving feed efficiency.</em></p> 4 tips to prepare for calving season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-prepare-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">As calving season draws near, here are four tips to help you prepare for new calves on the ground. </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-prepare-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-prepare-calving-season#comments Calving Cow-Calf Ranch Management Nutrition Calving Season BEEF Daily Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 97161 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Lingering effects of Winter Storm Goliath, PLUS: Cut your feed bill with cactus http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus <div class="node-body gallery-body">Winter weather continues to cause problems for cattle producers across the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus#comments Beef Exports Disaster & Drought Health Cattle Markets Nutrition Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:04:00 +0000 97141 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 tips for reducing forage waste this winter http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-reducing-forage-waste-winter <div class="node-body blog-body">Forage waste is costly and can lead to problems in the field or pasture where the hay is fed. Here are five tips to reduce hay waste and avoid these problems. </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/5-tips-reducing-forage-waste-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-reducing-forage-waste-winter#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Ranch Management Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 97111 at http://beefmagazine.com Does it really take six years to cover your costs on a cow? NO! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you culling all the cows that need to go to town? Open cows that don’t wean a calf are draining your profitability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no#comments Ranch Management Nutrition Cattle Genetics Strategic Planning For The Ranch Tue, 05 Jan 2016 03:20:00 +0000 96991 at http://beefmagazine.com