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Ask the Expert Beef

Mix it Right!

Jan 17, 2022

Young animals not nursing their mothers are dependent on milk replacer to provide the nutrition they need to survive and thrive. One of the most common milk replacer mistakes I see is improper preparation, which can lead to many problems

Proper Storage Ensures Milk Replacer Quality

Jan 06, 2022

Proper storage of milk replacer can make a difference in the quality of product provided to young animals. Don't let a storage mishap decrease the nutritional value of your milk replacer!

Winter Lice in Cattle

Jan 05, 2022

Lice infestations are often seen in the winter months. This article from Catlett Animal Hospital sums up treatment suggestions and other good information about winter lice!

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. 

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