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Small Cows Are Profitable – Big Cows Will Bankrupt You

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  5 Comments

Spend two minutes with Greg Judy and this video he made to talk about why small cows are better for your operation than big cows.

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How Do You Know If Your Livestock Are Too Hot?

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Bison, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Horses, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Stock dogs  /  No Comments

It’s hot out there, and in some places it’s really humid too! If you’re feeling it, so is your livestock. To help you figure out if there’s a problem and to do what you can to protect them, here are some tips from Rob Eirich, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, and Mariah Woolsoncroft, Nebraska Extension […]

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Right-Size Grassfed Cows

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  1 Comment

What makes a successful grassfed operation? Well, one important ingredient is the right kind of cow, and that’s what I’m talking about in this 3:20 minute video. I took it at the end of April just as the green grass was coming on to show you the kind of cows I’m raising so that I […]

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Guidelines for Culling Cows – and Other Livestock

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  3 Comments

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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Does Creep Feeding Calves in Pasture Pay?

By   /  May 28, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Does Creep Feeding Calves in Pasture Pay?

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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