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To leave it better - Tri-State Livestock News

news Cattle Forage google - February 21, 2017 - 10:46pm

To leave it better
Tri-State Livestock News
About 14,000 acres is grazing land, where they rotate 600 head of owned cattle and custom graze 2,400 head. Close attention is paid to soil health, which generates greater forage production, limits erosion and reduces costs. The Doan family also ...

The makings of a perfect storm - Canadian Cattlemen

news Cattle Forage google - February 21, 2017 - 3:16pm

Canadian Cattlemen

The makings of a perfect storm
Canadian Cattlemen
Not only is it difficult to visually identify cows with a heavy winter hair coat that are losing weight, but you can also get fooled by assuming that the forage you are feeding is better quality than it actually is! This situation can easily arise due ...

McClellan: Thoughts on heifers, consumer trends - Bovine Veterinarian

news Cattle Forage google - February 21, 2017 - 12:49pm

Bovine Veterinarian

McClellan: Thoughts on heifers, consumer trends
Bovine Veterinarian
Heifers fed hay gained more but grazed heifers compensated to make pregnancy weights similar. Pregnancy rates were higher for March than May possibly due to declining forage values on the May cattle. Take home is overall a reduced input winter system ...

Animal shelter hopes to find home for 'pasture pets' - Sunbury Daily Item

news Horse Hay google - February 21, 2017 - 7:55am

Sunbury Daily Item

Animal shelter hopes to find home for 'pasture pets'
Sunbury Daily Item
If we have a more harsh winter there are issues with horses and feed. Often people with tight finances start providing a diminished level of feed. Horses have a greater need in harsher weather for more food to maintain their body temperature,” she said.

Letter to the Editor: Riding/Boarding Stable Definition Changes ... - Virginia Connection Newspapers

news Horse Hay google - February 20, 2017 - 5:23pm

Letter to the Editor: Riding/Boarding Stable Definition Changes ...
Virginia Connection Newspapers
On Feb. 14, the Board of Supervisors voted to change the definition of riding/boarding stables and to add teaching horseback riding to the list of allowable Home ...

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Spring Ranch Management University set for April 3-7 in College ... - AgriLife Today

news Cattle Forage google - February 18, 2017 - 11:04am

Spring Ranch Management University set for April 3-7 in College ...
AgriLife Today
COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University will be offered April 3-7, said Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M ...

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AN INDUSTRY REVIVAL: Dairy leaders hope for boost from Aurora project - Columbia Daily Tribune

news Cattle Forage google - February 18, 2017 - 11:02am

Columbia Daily Tribune

AN INDUSTRY REVIVAL: Dairy leaders hope for boost from Aurora project
Columbia Daily Tribune
A Holstein cow eats in a freestall barn Wednesday at the University of Missouri's Foremost Dairy Research Center. The center is now the only commercial dairy left in Boone County, and industry officials are hoping a new dairy manufacturing plant could ...

AN INDUSTRY REVIVAL: Dairy leaders hope for boost from Aurora project - Columbia Daily Tribune

news Dairy Forage google - February 18, 2017 - 11:02am

Columbia Daily Tribune

AN INDUSTRY REVIVAL: Dairy leaders hope for boost from Aurora project
Columbia Daily Tribune
A Holstein cow eats in a freestall barn Wednesday at the University of Missouri's Foremost Dairy Research Center. The center is now the only commercial dairy left in Boone County, and industry officials are hoping a new dairy manufacturing plant could ...

What to do with wild horses - ABC10.com

news Horse Hay google - February 17, 2017 - 8:59pm

ABC10.com

What to do with wild horses
ABC10.com
“The BLM for years has been saying there are too many horses, but then there is the question…how many is too many,” Diann Nelson, manager of the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown, Calif., said. Nelson used to round up wild horses for BLM. Today, she ...

Dairy Farmers Diversify as Hedge for Milk Prices - Lancaster Farming

news Dairy Forage google - February 17, 2017 - 12:03pm

Lancaster Farming

Dairy Farmers Diversify as Hedge for Milk Prices
Lancaster Farming
Dan Gross oversees the cattle. His brother, Steve Gross, focuses on the crops. “It's a good working relationship” that capitalizes on their strengths, he said. As local dairies sold out, the brothers turned to a large Lancaster County dairy to buy ...

Time-Saving Feeding Tips for Horse Owners - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - February 17, 2017 - 11:01am

TheHorse.com

Time-Saving Feeding Tips for Horse Owners
TheHorse.com
“The key point to remember in establishing a healthy feeding program for your horse is to look at the horse's anatomy and physiology, how nature designed them, and remember they are built to primarily eat forage (grasses such as hay or pasture),” says ...

Crop Livestock Integration: Another Potential Revenue Source - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - February 17, 2017 - 9:52am

Dairy Herd Management

Crop Livestock Integration: Another Potential Revenue Source
Dairy Herd Management
Planting annual forages, such as cover crops, can provide grazing opportunities on crop ground after cash crops have been harvested, resulting in high quality forage for cattle, while also keeping the soil biologically active through the winter. Cover ...

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Crop Livestock Integration: Another Potential Revenue Source - CattleNetwork.com

news Cattle Forage google - February 17, 2017 - 9:45am

CattleNetwork.com

Crop Livestock Integration: Another Potential Revenue Source
CattleNetwork.com
Planting annual forages, such as cover crops, can provide grazing opportunities on crop ground after cash crops have been harvested, resulting in high quality forage for cattle, while also keeping the soil biologically active through the winter. Cover ...

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The critical leg of the journey from replacement heifer to mature cow investigated - High Plains Journal

news Cattle Forage google - February 17, 2017 - 9:19am

High Plains Journal

The critical leg of the journey from replacement heifer to mature cow investigated
High Plains Journal
Spring also begins the most critical part of the journey for the replacement heifer becoming a cow. A spring calving replacement heifer with a ... Additionally, supplying more nutrient dense supplemental forage would be sufficient. If enough green ...

Farmers looking for different options at MATE show in light of low wheat prices - Billings Gazette

news Cattle Forage google - February 16, 2017 - 8:19pm

Billings Gazette

Farmers looking for different options at MATE show in light of low wheat prices
Billings Gazette
... at Montana's largest three-day agriculture trade show flowed into MetraPark, the Vogels' booth was busy with farmers and ranchers looking for something different, maybe the right seed mixture to revive tired soil, or some high-protein forage for ...

Standlee Hay Company Returns as the Official Forage of the USEA in 2017 - United States Eventing Association (press release) (registration) (blog)

news Horse Hay google - February 16, 2017 - 2:16pm

United States Eventing Association (press release) (registration) (blog)

Standlee Hay Company Returns as the Official Forage of the USEA in 2017
United States Eventing Association (press release) (registration) (blog)
Forage should be the single largest component of the equine diet and when someone asks you what you feed your horse, along with water and minerals, forage is what you should answer first. However, ask yourself… is feeding any random hay or grass ...

What do I feed MY horse? - Horse-Canada.com (blog)

news Horse Hay google - February 16, 2017 - 1:42pm

What do I feed MY horse?
Horse-Canada.com (blog)
He is a little challenging in that he is older, has heaves (which is managed best when he isn't fed hay), and is allergic to carrots. Allergy might be the wrong word, but apparently the last time he had a carrot he broke into hives. So, I just give him ...

Grazing behavior depends on species, location - Farm and Dairy

news Cattle Forage google - February 16, 2017 - 10:38am

Farm and Dairy

Grazing behavior depends on species, location
Farm and Dairy
Forage livestock producers should consider how different livestock graze when establishing their farm's rotational grazing system. The main livestock involved in grazing forages are cows, sheep, goats and horses. Herbivores such as cattle, beef and ...

Grazing behavior depends on species, location - Farm and Dairy

news Dairy Forage google - February 16, 2017 - 10:38am

Farm and Dairy

Grazing behavior depends on species, location
Farm and Dairy
Forage livestock producers should consider how different livestock graze when establishing their farm's rotational grazing system. The main livestock involved in grazing forages are cows, sheep, goats and horses. Herbivores such as cattle, beef and ...

Feeding Cattle Candy Helps Save Producers Cash - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - February 16, 2017 - 8:44am

Dairy Herd Management

Feeding Cattle Candy Helps Save Producers Cash
Dairy Herd Management
Cattle are well equipped to utilize feed and forage resources that are not suitable for human consumption or use,” said Dave Lalman, OSU Cooperative Extension beef cattle specialist. “Restaurant grease, grocery store unsold produce, outdated bread, ...

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