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Guidelines for Culling Cows – and Other Livestock

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  1 Comment

You can ensure an optimally productive herd with these tips for choosing who should stay and who should go. If you’re in a drought situation this summer and want to maintain healthy soils, forage and animals, you’ll really want to check this out.

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Everything Sheep! Or Cows, Or Bison Or…..

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  No Comments

We’ve gotten requests from those in our On Pasture Community who raise sheep to provide them with more articles. So we’ll be doing some of that in upcoming issues. In the meantime, here’s everything we’ve published on sheep over the last five years. If sheep aren’t your thing – You can find what you’re looking […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey – Pasture-Raised Turkeys in Time for Thanksgiving

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  2 Comments

If you’ve thought about raising turkeys as part of your pasture operation, and you’d like to get started this year, now is the time to get serious. It takes 16-20 weeks for a poult to grow to mature weight, and that means a start date around the end of June to mid-July for getting and […]

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What’s the Best Way to Protect Your Livestock from Predators?

By   /  June 4, 2018  /  Livestock  /  No Comments

If you’re worried about predators and wondering what you should do to protect your stock, a good place to start is this table from the Livestock-Predator Hub of UC Rangelands at the University of California, Davis. It’s based research and field-based experience describing how effective different tools are against a specific predator. There may be […]

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Does Creep Feeding Calves in Pasture Pay?

By   /  May 28, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  No Comments

This article is drawn from information provided by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Beef, Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator – Beef Systems, and Travis Mulliniks, UNL Beef Cattle Nutritionist – Range Production Systems. Thanks for your great work! Creep feeding is a practice of providing feed so that calves can get to it, but the […]

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