By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
The spring breeding season is only a few weeks away. Cow calf operators are assessing their bull batteries and making needed purchases. Producers often ask about the… Continue reading
To maximize herd bull performance this breeding season, SDSU Extension encourages cattle producers to evaluate their bulls’ nutritional status and overall well being.
“Winter is a stressful time for cattle in the Northern Plains,” said Ken Olson, Professor & SDSU… Continue reading
Bull marketing season has started, which means producers are being bombarded
with promotional advertising and articles on selecting and valuing bulls, and
using genetic/genomic technologies.
To sustain the commercial cattle inventory, producers replace unproductive cows
with new females as developed… Continue reading
By: Blair Fannin
COLLEGE STATION — The importance of a breeding soundness exam in herd bulls can prevent costly revenue losses, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.
Stan Bevers, AgriLife Extension economist in Vernon, shared the data… Continue reading
DUBLIN, Ireland — (July 6, 2016) — Today’s World Buiatrics Congress (WBC) workshop focused on new bovine trichomoniasis (trich) research identifying prevalence in Mexican breeding bulls, the disease’s reproductive and economic impact, the role diagnostics play in disease management and… Continue reading
By: Gilda V. Bryant
To stay healthy, calves require quality feed, water and timely vaccinations. However, new research indicates that young, growing bulls require the right mix of essential macro and trace minerals. With low mineral levels, puberty is often… Continue reading