By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Producers with fall-calving herds have traditionally weaned the calves at 9 to 10 months of age. When forage growth is limited due to drought, questions arise about the… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Fed cattle and boxed beef markets have rallied nicely the past month. After a strong January, fed cattle prices dropped below $120/cwt. in February before the recent… Continue reading
Among those hit hard by last week’s wildfire outbreak are the surviving beef cattle. From mild surface burns to debilitating hoof injuries, ranchers and veterinarians are teaming up to render care and compassion.
Last week’s outbreak of wildfires in Kansas… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Two bottom-line numbers illustrate the positive outcome of a choice.
The Dickinson Research Extension Center’s steer calves born in May 2015 weighed 25.6 tons late in the fall of 2015. The center overwintered the steers,… Continue reading
Brookside Agra is now offering Calf-Rescue™ oral nutritional supplement for dairy and beef calves. When given as directed, Calf-Rescue provides select vitamins and a stabilized source of direct-fed microbials (probiotics) to maintain a healthy, natural appetite, digestion and immune… Continue reading
I hope that everyone had a great time and was able to take away some helpful tips for your farm at last month’s TCA convention. Beef cattle veterinarians also held a meeting in conjunction with the convention and received many… Continue reading