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Ask the Expert Beef

Why Is Third Trimester Nutrition Important?

Nov 03, 2021

Healthier calves, better colostrum quality, and cows that breed back faster are all things beef producers look for in a successful calving season. Nutrition plays a big role in achieving all three!

Two Reasons to Feed Fall Fly Control

Sep 22, 2021

Dropping temperatures is also a welcome sign of the changing seasons for many reasons, falling fly populations being one of them! Continuing fly control practices in the fall may not seem like a wise investment, but it can be beneficial for a two main reasons.

Setting Up the Starter Pen

Sep 15, 2021

Starting cattle can be challenging. Fortunately there are several ways we can help cattle transition into the feedyard smoothly.  

To Calve in the Spring or Fall?

Sep 09, 2021

What are the pros and cons of spring and fall caving? The Beef Cattle Institute gives a list of the top 5 differences in calving seasons that Tara Ellerman elaborates on!

3 Tips to Prepare for Fall Calving Season

Jul 05, 2021

Sucessful fall calving seasons start with summer preparation! Read these 3 tips to prepare your operation for calving this fall!

Cattle Do Not Like Hot Bunks

Jun 14, 2021

Hot temperatures, moisture in feeds, and readily available nutrients are all ingredients that make TMRs the perfect environment for microbial growth and spoilage in summer time.

Fly Control: A Cow's Tail wont get the Job Done

May 14, 2021

The most effective fly control programs include combining multiple strategies. 

Deworming Helps Maximize Grass Profitability

May 13, 2021

Spring is a very important time on grazing operations. Grass greens up and cattle are turned out, don't let internal parasites rob your pastures of gain potential. A simple deworming program improves gains, efficiency, and general health of your grazing cattle!

Creep Feeding Beef Calves for Optimal Gains

May 13, 2021

Take advantage of the ability to supplement nursing calves to maximize growth!

7 Ways to Battle Heat Stress

May 13, 2021

Excess fat cattle ready for slaughter make heat stress abatement a priority in 2020.

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