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AG CORNER: Beef supply and demand challenges continue - Stillwater News Press

news Cattle Forage google - 6 hours 16 min ago

AG CORNER: Beef supply and demand challenges continue
Stillwater News Press
However, warm season pastures such as native grass or bermudagrass can be expected to be declining in forage quality in the hot, dry days of July, August, and September. Also these grasses will be reaching plant maturity which accelerates the decline ...

AG CORNER: Beef supply and demand challenges continue - Stillwater News Press

news Dairy Forage google - 6 hours 16 min ago

AG CORNER: Beef supply and demand challenges continue
Stillwater News Press
Beef cow slaughter is up 12.2 percent and dairy cow slaughter is 4.5 percent more than last year. Steer slaughter is up a scant 0.1 ... If forage quantity is very limited, the protein supplement alone will not produce adequate gains. In this scenario ...

Hay shortage in Southwest Colorado could hit ranchers hard - The Journal

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2018 - 6:31pm

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Hay shortage in Southwest Colorado could hit ranchers hard
The Journal
An extreme shortage of hay as a result of unprecedented drought in Southwest Colorado could force livestock operations struggling to survive to...

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Hay contamination behind two drug violations, FEI Tribunal finds - Horsetalk

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2018 - 5:12pm

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Hay contamination behind two drug violations, FEI Tribunal finds
Horsetalk
In both cases, the tribunal ruled that the riders could not have been reasonably expected to take any further measures which would have prevented the substance entering their horse's system, nor could they have suspected that the feed given to the ...

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Firewise for horse owners specifies how to prevent different dangers - Daily Record-News

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2018 - 4:06pm

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Firewise for horse owners specifies how to prevent different dangers
Daily Record-News
She said there are three factors that impact fires: oxygen, heat and fuel. Blickle said the only one of these people can control is fuel. This means it is important to store hay and feed away from barns, irrigate your pastures or use goats to maintain ...

Drought cuts pasture growth, farmers face culling cow herds - High Plains Journal

news Cattle Forage google - June 23, 2018 - 11:01am

Drought cuts pasture growth, farmers face culling cow herds
High Plains Journal
Two- to 4-year-olds may have superior genetics, but older cows show success in the farm's management. Overall, culling depends on forage outlook for summer, fall and winter feeding. Level of destocking can differ from farm to farm in the same ...

Arizona's Drought Pushes Salt River Horses To Brink Of Starvation - KJZZ

news Horse Hay google - June 22, 2018 - 10:34pm

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Arizona's Drought Pushes Salt River Horses To Brink Of Starvation
KJZZ
One organization is jumping in to bring food to those animals. The need to feed wild horses due to drought in Arizona is almost unprecedented. That's according to Simone Netherlands with Salt River Wild Horse Management. She said hay will be supplied ...
Valley group working to protect wild horses during drought - Story ...FOX 10 News Phoenix

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Crave Brothers: Cow pies, clear skies and sustainability - Wisconsin State Farmer

news Dairy Forage google - June 22, 2018 - 12:50pm

Wisconsin State Farmer

Crave Brothers: Cow pies, clear skies and sustainability
Wisconsin State Farmer
In a program that was booked as “Cow Pies to Clear Skies” the Crave family, together with Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) and Wisconsin Conservation Energy Forum, hosted tours and talked about sustainability practices on the farm. Scott Coenen of the ...

Drought Cuts Pasture Growth; Farmers Face Culling Cow Herds - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2018 - 12:28pm

Drovers Magazine

Drought Cuts Pasture Growth; Farmers Face Culling Cow Herds
Drovers Magazine
In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows' needs to available grass is to sell cows. Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri ...

Advocates say Salt River wild horses are starving due to drought - AZFamily

news Horse Hay google - June 22, 2018 - 1:05am

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Advocates say Salt River wild horses are starving due to drought
AZFamily
Wild horse advocates say without rain, the horses that live there might soon starve. Every evening for the last two months, volunteers with the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group have been leaving hay for the wild bands of horses that call the ...

Lack of rain slows growth of forage - Fulton Sun

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2018 - 12:16am

Fulton Sun

Lack of rain slows growth of forage
Fulton Sun
Even with recent rainfall, the spring fescue crop is done for. That means cattle farmers are facing hard decisions. How do they get their herds through the next year? Trying to help them decide what to do are officials from the University of Missouri ...
Lack of rain slows growth of forage | Central MO Breaking NewsJefferson City News Tribune

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Lack of rain slows growth of forage - Jefferson City News Tribune

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2018 - 12:08am

Jefferson City News Tribune

Lack of rain slows growth of forage
Jefferson City News Tribune
Even with recent rainfall, the spring fescue crop is done for. That means cattle farmers are facing hard decisions. How do they get their herds through the next year? Trying to help them decide what to do are officials from the University of Missouri ...

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Alfalfa Hay Market: Growth in High Yielding Cattle to Amplify Industry Demand Globally - Digital Journal

news Horse Hay google - June 21, 2018 - 7:55pm

Alfalfa Hay Market: Growth in High Yielding Cattle to Amplify Industry Demand Globally
Digital Journal
Alfalfa hay is considered as an important feed for cattle, horses, dairy cows, goats and sheep. Canada, Spain, the U.S., Italy, and France are some of the prime countries accounting for alfalfa hey production. Some of the top companies from these ...

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling - Perry County Republic Monitor

news Cattle Forage google - June 21, 2018 - 12:52pm

Perry County Republic Monitor

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling
Perry County Republic Monitor
Two- to 4-year-olds may have superior genetics, but older cows show success in the farm's management. Overall, culling depends on forage outlook for summer, fall and winter feeding. Level of destocking can differ from farm to farm in the same ...

Drought cuts pasture growth, farmers face culling cow herds - High Plains Journal

news Cattle Forage google - June 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Drought cuts pasture growth, farmers face culling cow herds
High Plains Journal
Under drought stress, identifying those cows becomes urgent. The first cut is simple, Bailey says. Even the best herds have poor performers that need to be culled. Sell cows not pregnant or nursing. There is no feed for freeloaders when forage is short ...

BeefTalk: How Many Cattle Should Go in the Pasture? - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - June 21, 2018 - 9:18am

Drovers Magazine

BeefTalk: How Many Cattle Should Go in the Pasture?
Drovers Magazine
The available forage is measured by hand clipping and weighing plots within a grazing unit.” The process is a valuable tool as cow-calf producers prepare for the summer's grazing season. “To ensure the health of your grazing resources, it is important ...

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds - kttn

news Cattle Forage google - June 21, 2018 - 8:05am

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Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds
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The first cut is simple, Bailey says. Even the best herds have poor performers that need to be culled. Sell cows not pregnant or nursing. There is no feed for freeloaders when forage is short. “Next, cull lactating cows with a bad disposition, bad eyes ...