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What Do I Do If I Don’t Have Enough Winter Feed For My Livestock?

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Balancing market price, potential future demand, and the cost of feeding more mouths than you have feed for may lead to thinking about culling. Here are some thoughts to help you in making those kinds of decisions.

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Photo courtesy of Missouri Extension You did your best to prepare for the winter and ensure that you
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  • Published: 7 years ago on December 15, 2014
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  • Last Modified: January 28, 2019 @ 10:27 pm
  • Filed Under: Livestock, NRCS

About the author

For more than 25 years, Victor Shelton, Indiana agronomist and grazing specialist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, has provided advice about grazing’s best practices. He travels across the state conducting pasture walks, working one on one with farmers and participating in grazing talks. He also writes a newsletter called "Grazing Bites" as a way to talk about current and seasonal grazing issues and what farmers need to be prepared for.

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