Nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en Tips for starting newly-weaned calves on feed http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/tips-starting-newly-weaned-calves-feed <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>It&rsquo;s an old saw in the cattle business, but reams of research data and knowledge earned in the school of hard knocks says it&rsquo;s true&mdash;calves never recover from a bad start.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/tips-starting-newly-weaned-calves-feed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:41:53 +0000 92661 at http://beefmagazine.com #HappySilageFaces promotes silage pit safety http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/happysilagefaces-promotes-silage-pit-safety <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>A safely constructed face on your silage pit makes for a safe work environment. And that makes for happy faces all around.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/happysilagefaces-promotes-silage-pit-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:28:12 +0000 92651 at http://beefmagazine.com How to make alternative cattle feed work on your ranch http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-make-alternative-cattle-feed-work-your-ranch <div class="field-byline"> Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle can eat most anything. And that’s good, because there are alternative feeds that have adequate nutrition to use as a winter supplement and can help lower input costs as well. But first, you have to convince them to eat it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-make-alternative-cattle-feed-work-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-make-alternative-cattle-feed-work-your-ranch#comments Nutrition Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:59:00 +0000 92621 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Beta agonists get a pass, PLUS: Ranchers look to recover after devastating wildfires http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-beta-agonists-get-pass-plus-ranchers-look-recover-after-devastating-w <div class="node-body gallery-body">As wildfires burn the West, the heat ratchets up in Washington over how federal lands are managed. That and more tops the news of interest in this week’s Trending Headlines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-beta-agonists-get-pass-plus-ranchers-look-recover-after-devastating-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-beta-agonists-get-pass-plus-ranchers-look-recover-after-devastating-w#comments Business Nutrition Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:04:00 +0000 92511 at http://beefmagazine.com Rainy weather increases risk of mold and mycotoxins in feed grain http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/rainy-weather-increases-risk-mold-and-mycotoxins-feed-grain <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>As crop growers break out the wrenches and grease guns to get the combines ready to roll, it may pay to scout fields with an eye on crop quality.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/rainy-weather-increases-risk-mold-and-mycotoxins-feed-grain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:07:20 +0000 92481 at http://beefmagazine.com Veterinary-led research, management has perfect feeder calf as end goal http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal <div class="field-byline"> By Paige Nelson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bovine veterinarian takes on management and research role at the J.R. Simplot Company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal#comments BEEF Vet Cow-Calf Sectors Nutrition Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:14:00 +0000 92451 at http://beefmagazine.com Be watchful for toxic blue-green algae in stock ponds http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/be-watchful-toxic-blue-green-algae-stock-ponds <div class="field-byline"> By Miranda Meehan and Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hot, dry, calm days of July and August create perfect conditions for blue-green algae blooms in stock ponds. Here are some tips on what to look for and how to handle an outbreak.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/be-watchful-toxic-blue-green-algae-stock-ponds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/be-watchful-toxic-blue-green-algae-stock-ponds#comments Nutrition Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:36:00 +0000 92351 at http://beefmagazine.com Is bloating in beef cattle heritable? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/bloating-beef-cattle-heritable <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’ve ever run cattle on legume pastures in the fall, you know how much of problem bloat can be. Beyond just a problem, however, bloat can sometimes be a serious emergency. If you cull bloat-prone cattle, will it cut your risk?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/bloating-beef-cattle-heritable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/bloating-beef-cattle-heritable#comments Health Nutrition Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:32:00 +0000 92381 at http://beefmagazine.com How focusing on preconditioning can add value http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value <div class="field-byline"> Miranda Reiman for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The financial benefits are real, if you skip preconditioning you're leaving money on the table.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Weaning Tips For Profit Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:37:00 +0000 92341 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 methods of pest control in beef herds http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-methods-pest-control-beef-herds <div class="node-body blog-body">Flies, insects and other pests are the arch nemesis of cattle ranchers. Here are six methods for controlling pests this summer based on the differences between different flies and other pests.</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/6-methods-pest-control-beef-herds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-methods-pest-control-beef-herds#comments Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Feedlots Parasites Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92311 at http://beefmagazine.com