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Tips for Evaluating Property for Raising Cattle

By   /  September 30, 2019  /  Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Tips for Evaluating Property for Raising Cattle

This article comes to us from the Noble Research Institute’s Robert Wells, PhD., Livestock Consultant, and Rob Cook, Planned Consultation Manager and Pasture and Range Consultant. When buying land for cattle production, there are some unique characteristics to consider before signing a contract. These characteristics include: stocking rate, forage quality and type, soil type and […]

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A Cow’s Teeth Tell Her Age, and Can Help With Culling Decisions

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on A Cow’s Teeth Tell Her Age, and Can Help With Culling Decisions

In order to maintain condition in a pasture setting without copious amounts of supplemental feed, a cow must have a full set of teeth that have not been worn down too much. Using dentition, or the condition and wear, of the cow’s teeth can be a useful tool to determine if the cow should stay […]

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