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Rotational Grazing With Bison

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Bison, Grazing Management, Livestock  /  No Comments

These bison ranchers are succeeding thanks to assistance from the NRCS. See if this kind of assistance might work for you too.

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Can I wean 90-day-old calves that weigh 300 pounds?

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  2 Comments

The answer is yes. Dry weather has made this – and variations – the question of the day. In an ideal world, mother and calf should enjoy green pastures from birth until weaning at about 7 months of age. The typical weaning age is 192 days for producers in the Cow Herd Appraisal Performance System […]

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Chicken Library in Special Collections

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  No Comments

Though over 75% of you are focused on raising beef, information on raising chickens is always a big draw here at On Pasture. To make it easier to get right to these articles, we put together a “Chicken Library.” Here you go. Just click, scan through to find a topic you’re interested and read away! […]

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Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

Can guardian dogs make a difference against coyotes and other predators, even when both the livestock owner and the dogs are inexperienced? Steve Bryns, Texas A&M AgriLife News editor shares what researchers found, along with resources you can use to get started with dogs.

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How to Drive Livestock Using Low-Stress Handling Techniques

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  3 Comments

Driving is one of the most common interactions we have with our livestock. Here’s how to make that less stressful for everyone involved.

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