COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer slump in cool-season grass growth got a knockout punch from heavy rains in July across much of Missouri.
Good growth for most grasses won’t be good for toxic tall fescue pastures, says Craig Roberts, University… Continue reading
Heat stress could become a problem for livestock because of a pocket of slow- moving hot air that is forecast for the upper Great Plains next week.
“The greatest impacts of heat stress come when cattle are exposed to… Continue reading
Lincoln, Neb. — As summer approaches, it’s important for cattle producers to make plans to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather, according to Nebraska Extension educator Rob Eirich, who directs the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance program.
Heat Index… Continue reading
BioZyme® Expands VitaFerm® HEAT Line with Addition of HEAT Tub, Loose Mineral CTC 3G Option for Anaplasmosis
(St. Joseph, MO, May 24, 2016) BioZyme® has expanded its rapidly growing VitaFerm® HEAT brand to include a new 200 lb. HEAT Tub and loose mineral containing CTC 3G to aid in the prevention of anaplasmosis, an infectious blood disease… Continue reading
The effects of heat stress on reproductive performance of beef cows has been discussed by many animal scientists in a variety of ways. After reviewing the scientific literature available up to 1979, one scientist wrote that the most… Continue reading
Many challenges in the beef community are tackled with a two-pronged approach: genetics and management.
Heat stress should be no different, says Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University Extension beef geneticist.
“Certainly from the feedlot side there has been a lot… Continue reading