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
By: Heather Smith Thomas
Lice are a common winter problem. All lice cause discomfort and itching, and sucking lice rob essential nutrients when cattle need it most—in cold weather. Animals carrying a heavy population of sucking lice may become anemic,… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – With lower expected revenues from the sale of calves in 2017 compared to 2014-15 prices many producers are looking for ways to improve their operation’s profit potential. With that in mind, the 2017 Kansas State University Winter… Continue reading
Winter weather has replaced warm fall temperatures, so cattle producers need to change the way they care for their animals, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock specialists say.
“Two major blizzards have made their way through the region, bringing… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Estimating forage usage by cows is an important part of the task of calculating winter feed needs. Hay or standing forage intake must be estimated in order to make… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
The current wheat market is such that there will likely be considerable interest in grazing wheat this winter. Producers will not only be looking at winter grazing but… Continue reading