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Dr. Katz, Preventive Medicine: Horse sense for weight loss - New Haven Register

news Horse Hay google - 4 hours 44 min ago

New Haven Register

Dr. Katz, Preventive Medicine: Horse sense for weight loss
New Haven Register
... look right past genetic and physical variation when it comes time to feed horses, and instead prioritize the fact that they are…horses. With horses, as with every species other than our own, we tend to think about the kind of diet that is ...

At Award-Winning Dairy, Healthy Cows Are Top Priority - Lancaster Farming

news Dairy Forage google - 8 hours 56 min ago

Lancaster Farming

At Award-Winning Dairy, Healthy Cows Are Top Priority
Lancaster Farming
“If a cow strays from her normal activity patterns, she comes up on the computer and I can go check on her,” Frederick said. “Sometimes a cow that isn't moving around as much is feeling a little under the weather, and we will give her extra attention ...

Study: Cover crops may increase yields over time - Herald-Whig

news Cattle Forage google - 19 hours 25 min ago

Herald-Whig

Study: Cover crops may increase yields over time
Herald-Whig
A University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist suggests adding legumes to grazing pastures to improve cow performance, soil health and forage production. Now is the time to frost-seed legumes into pastures, Patrick Davis said. Frost seeding is ...

Toiling Soil Down Under - Lancaster Farming

news Dairy Forage google - February 24, 2018 - 5:37am

Lancaster Farming

Toiling Soil Down Under
Lancaster Farming
Rotational grazing is the norm in New Zealand, he said, with most farmers moving their livestock every three to seven days and dairy cows often moved after each milking. Even the less-intensive rotational graziers are more efficient than the continuous ...

WERNKE: Guess who's coming to dinner - Scottsbluff Star Herald

news Cattle Forage google - February 24, 2018 - 2:12am

Scottsbluff Star Herald

WERNKE: Guess who's coming to dinner
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Blanche is a small white purebred shorthorn and Chormee is an Angus-Hereford cross. They're more like pets than herd animals, Boysen said. Blanche was indignant when she was set to forage on cornstalks, instead of the sweet grass she was used to eating ...

Noticing all the little things - Washington Times Herald

news Horse Hay google - February 23, 2018 - 6:13pm

Washington Times Herald

Noticing all the little things
Washington Times Herald
... try to accomplish my dreams of showing in the American Quarter Horse Association. From late nights learning to clean tack before a show, because he wanted to spend time with me, to learning how to tack them up as I throw on my show clothes, his ...

Horses kickoff the Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic | TheFencePost.com - Fence Post

news Horse Hay google - February 23, 2018 - 11:56am

Fence Post

Horses kickoff the Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic | TheFencePost.com
Fence Post
Saddle and draft horses kicked off the opening weekend of the 27th annual Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic in Kearney, Neb. The NCC is a week-long show and sale of purebred.

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Use This to Track Fiber Digestibility - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - February 23, 2018 - 10:53am

Dairy Herd Management

Use This to Track Fiber Digestibility
Dairy Herd Management
Your eyes can quickly glaze over as you scan down the alphabet soup of test results on any forage analysis. But there's a new test you and your nutritionist should focus on to gain optimal cow performance, particularly for forage targeted toward early ...

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SD entrepreneurs use alfalfa to make feed cubes for horses - Fence Post

news Horse Hay google - February 22, 2018 - 7:02pm

Fence Post

SD entrepreneurs use alfalfa to make feed cubes for horses
Fence Post
That is exactly what Dale Anderson did when he set out to make compressed feed cubes, known as cake, in his manufacturing plant east of Oral, S.D.. In the marketing world this is called value-added agriculture, as when a crop is changed into a product ...

Contaminated hay behind failed drug tests in two showjumpers, tribunal told - Horsetalk

news Horse Hay google - February 22, 2018 - 3:01pm

Horsetalk

Contaminated hay behind failed drug tests in two showjumpers, tribunal told
Horsetalk
Feed contamination has been accepted by the FEI Tribunal as the most likely cause of failed drug tests in two horses competing in a 3* international showjumping competition in Portugal. The FEI Tribunal dealt with the cases of Blaze of Glory II and ...

New urine sensors to track nitrogen excretion | Feedstuffs - Feedstuffs

news Dairy Forage google - February 22, 2018 - 10:58am

Feedstuffs

New urine sensors to track nitrogen excretion | Feedstuffs
Feedstuffs
In New Zealand, AgResearch has developed world-leading sensors to better understand how nitrogen is being excreted by cows and, therefore, how best to tackle the effects on the environment. The urine sensors, which have been a work in progress since ...

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New urine sensors to track nitrogen excretion - Feedstuffs

news Dairy Forage google - February 22, 2018 - 10:48am

Feedstuffs

New urine sensors to track nitrogen excretion
Feedstuffs
In New Zealand, AgResearch has developed world-leading sensors to better understand how nitrogen is being excreted by cows and, therefore, how best to tackle the effects on the environment. The urine sensors, which have been a work in progress since ...

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H&H question of the week: what is the best way to feed hay? - Horse & Hound

news Horse Hay google - February 22, 2018 - 7:27am

Horse & Hound

H&H question of the week: what is the best way to feed hay?
Horse & Hound
Unless you have a horse or pony that is overweight, feeding ad lib is the ideal or at a minimum of 15g (dry matter)/kg/bodyweight per day which as a guide is approximately 9kg of hay for a 500kg horse. How you feed forage is really down to your ...

Forage Feed Market Overview, Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Restraint to 2022 - The Financial

news Horse Hay google - February 21, 2018 - 11:21am

Forage Feed Market Overview, Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Restraint to 2022
The Financial
Top Key Players of Forage Feed Market: ADM Alliance Nutrition, Triple Crown Nutrition, Lucerne Farms, Semican, NWF Agriculture, Standlee Hay, The Pure Feed, Baileys Horse Feeds, Brett Young Seeds. Forage Feed Market Product Type Wise Analysis: Stored ...

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Keeping Up with an Ag Major: Cows aren't that bad - UT Daily Beacon

news Cattle Forage google - February 21, 2018 - 10:06am

UT Daily Beacon

Keeping Up with an Ag Major: Cows aren't that bad
UT Daily Beacon
As I have discussed in previous columns, there has been a significant push for farmers to feed cattle rationed diets based primarily on a mix of forages and grains such as wheat as it is far more cost-effective – and cattle can be finished more ...

Keeping Up with an Ag Major: Cows aren't that bad - UT Daily Beacon

news Dairy Forage google - February 21, 2018 - 10:06am

UT Daily Beacon

Keeping Up with an Ag Major: Cows aren't that bad
UT Daily Beacon
According to Penn State Extension, “methane from enteric (microbial) fermentation [in both beef and dairy cattle] represents 20 percent and manure management 7 percent of the total methane emitted”. Practices shown to reduce gas emission include the ...