By: Hannah Johlman
A bigger beef cattle herd. A younger cow herd. In the face of declining cattle prices, these two facts can bring hope.
Had it not been for the drought early in this decade, Oklahoma State University ag… Continue reading
Consistent growth and sustainable performance are two of the pieces of the puzzle to a successful pen of cattle. Keeping your thumb on the intake of a pen can help determine the overall outcome, days on feed and conversion.
Although… Continue reading
Silage is a great way to store crops for use as cattle feed, but protecting it and using proper feedout techniques will help cattlemen get the most utilization of the crop. Hopefully producers can look forward to having quality silage… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Feeding cattle in the winter can be a challenge. Sub-zero temps, biting winds, flying snow – none of these make for stress-free circumstances.
Add equipment breakdowns to the mix, and its enough to make even the most… Continue reading
Mycotoxins can be the source of several important herd health problems ranging from reduced feed intake to suppressed immune response. With consequences like these, it pays for producers to manage — and prevent — mycotoxins before contaminated feed hits the… Continue reading
By: Paul Dykstra
The shifting tide for beef markets in 2016 was pulled by the cattle cycle’s return, with its economic tradeoffs always seeking equilibrium. The year opened with foreshadowing if not dread in view of the 31% plunge in… Continue reading