OrganicValley726x88
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Livestock  >  Beef Cattle
Latest

SACB Method for Grafting Orphan Calves

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  No Comments

SACB Method: (pronounced ‘sawb’) a simple and easy way to graft calves. Everyone and their dog has a sure fire method for grafting a twin or orphan calf. However, each method takes time and patience. These are things I don’t normally have during calving. Further, the very fact that an animal has to be handled […]

Read More →
Latest

Prepping For Livestock Arrival

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  No Comments

For those of you who are starting new herds or adding to the one you have, here are some tips to make sure you’re ready to receive new livestock. Coordinate With Your Shipper on Lane and Gate Size An eighteen-wheeler may fit through your gate, but will it be able to make it down the […]

Read More →
Latest

Prevent Grass Tetany in Beef Cows

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  No Comments

Thanks for this article go to Karla H. Jenkins, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cow/Calf Systems and Stocker Management and Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Specialist. Listen to a discussion of the content in this article on this episode of the BeefWatch podcast. You can subscribe to new episodes in iTunes or paste http://feeds.feedburner.com/unlbeefwatch into your […]

Read More →
Latest

Teaching Cattle To Graze Like Goats

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  4 Comments

Not so long ago, I visited Mike Roberts, the ranch manager at Waldron Ranch in Alberta, Canada. Mike is definitely one of those outside-the-box thinkers. As a great example, he is teaching his cattle to be goats to control woody species invasion on native rangelands. On part of the ranch, he has developed about 50 […]

Read More →
Latest

Help Replacement Heifers Be More Successful Calving and Breeding Back

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  1 Comment

In this video from Oklahoma State University Extension and SunUp TV, Glenn Selk, OSU Extension Cattle Specialist, talks about the key to your replacement heifers have a successful first calving: it’s good body condition. This means that on a one to nine scale, they should be at least at the mid-point of 5, and even […]

Read More →
OrganicValley726x88