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2 keys to calculating stocking rates - Beef Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 4:22pm

Beef Magazine

2 keys to calculating stocking rates
Beef Magazine
In a recent UNL Beef Watch newsletter, Stott explains, “Calculating forage demand captures three important elements: animal size, length of time grazing and number of animals. Animal size is taken into account using an Animal Unit Equivalent (AUE). The ...

TAEP Programs: Hay Storage - Overton County News

news Cattle Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 3:57pm

Overton County News

TAEP Programs: Hay Storage
Overton County News
Agriculture News. by Jason Garrett, UT Extension Agent. Beef producers know that the most expensive part of beef production is hay cost. Farmers have a lot invested in seed, fertilizer, equipment, labor and fuel to make a good quality forage to provide ...

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Horse fly-tipping: why are animals being left to die? - The Guardian

news Horse Hay google - April 24, 2018 - 2:10pm

The Guardian

Horse fly-tipping: why are animals being left to die?
The Guardian
It ends with a horse dumped on a garbage heap. The RSPCA has noticed a big uptick in “horse fly-tipping”, so much so that it is talking of a “horse crisis”. Prosecutions involving horses are up 25% since 2015. The society rescued 1,000 horses last year ...

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Cover Crop Bandwagon Frustrates Farmers - AgWeb

news Cattle Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 11:06am

AgWeb

Cover Crop Bandwagon Frustrates Farmers
AgWeb
Within 25 miles of his operation, Thilges is aware of a single producer consistently growing cover crops (winter rye for cattle forage). He contends the consuming public has been given a false narrative which portrays farmers as the primary source of ...

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Improving milk components to improve milk check - Columbus CEO

news Dairy Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 10:53am

Improving milk components to improve milk check
Columbus CEO
In summary, focus on management practices that will keep the rumen healthy and functioning. Put effort into producing, storing and feeding high quality, high digestibility forages. Evaluate TMR mixing and feed delivery, including feed pushup. Ensure ...

Economics challenge dairy producers | Jennifer Carrico | hpj.com - High Plains Journal

news Dairy Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 9:05am

High Plains Journal

Economics challenge dairy producers | Jennifer Carrico | hpj.com
High Plains Journal
Milk supply and demand are not on an even level, leading to tough economic times for dairy producers.

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Kindergartners Use Academic Lessons To Adopt Horses - Oswego Daily News

news Horse Hay google - April 24, 2018 - 7:02am

Oswego Daily News

Kindergartners Use Academic Lessons To Adopt Horses
Oswego Daily News
Those classroom lessons and a recent presentation from teacher Dianne Sestak about what it takes to care for the horses at the stable served as the perfect combination of knowledge before the students voted on which horse they wanted to “adopt.” Sestak ...

Improving milk components to improve milk check - Business - The ... - The Columbus Dispatch

news Dairy Forage google - April 24, 2018 - 12:02am

Improving milk components to improve milk check - Business - The ...
The Columbus Dispatch
Milk prices received at the farm level continue below the production cost for most dairy farms. While milk production remains important, of more significance is the fact that milk components sold determines the milk check. Milk contains three major ...

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Local SPCA asks public to help horses after found malnourished - KFSN-TV

news Horse Hay google - April 23, 2018 - 8:21pm

KFSN-TV

Local SPCA asks public to help horses after found malnourished
KFSN-TV
But according to officials, the horses will require extensive rehabilitation in order for them to return to a healthy condition. "Sometimes we have cases that last quite some time so this is the time we ask the public with help for donations of hay or ...

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Illinois Breeders Add Their Weight To Lawsuit Battling The 'Crushing Blow Of Recapture' - Paulick Report

news Horse Hay google - April 23, 2018 - 7:18pm

Illinois Breeders Add Their Weight To Lawsuit Battling The 'Crushing Blow Of Recapture'
Paulick Report
“The IRB rolls out the red carpet for the tracks, but not so much for horse owners and the workers of racing,” said Mike Campbell, the ITHA president. “It's live racing and overnight purses that support owners and breeders and the jobs of trainers, hay ...

Earth Day is everyday for a ranching family - Ruidoso News

news Cattle Forage google - April 23, 2018 - 6:06pm

Ruidoso News

Earth Day is everyday for a ranching family
Ruidoso News
For ranchers like Kendal Wilson and his family, of Wilson Livestock, Inc. in Lincoln County, Earth Day is not a one-day event April 22, it's a way of life. Every day across New Mexico, ranchers care for their land and livestock, protecting and ...

Tips for Feeding Horses With Wheat and Corn Allergies - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - April 23, 2018 - 2:48pm

TheHorse.com

Tips for Feeding Horses With Wheat and Corn Allergies
TheHorse.com
An allergy is an immunologic reaction to a substance, in this case an ingested food or feed ingredient. But often the clinical signs seen aren't immunologic in nature; rather they're adverse reactions to the food. For ease though, veterinarians often ...

Alternative Feeds for Cattle During Drought - Kiowa County Press

news Cattle Forage google - April 22, 2018 - 4:50am

Kiowa County Press

Alternative Feeds for Cattle During Drought
Kiowa County Press
Design a feeding program to fully utilize local feeds,; Supplement low-quality feeds correctly,; Analyze forages and feed precisely,; Substitute 1 pound of grain or other concentrate feed for 2 pounds of alfalfa hay or 3 pounds of grass hay,; Carefully ...

BeefTalk: Crested Wheatgrass Needs Grazing Management - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - April 21, 2018 - 3:41pm

Drovers Magazine

BeefTalk: Crested Wheatgrass Needs Grazing Management
Drovers Magazine
If one makes the assumption that 6 inches of standing crested wheatgrass equals 1,000 pounds of dry forage, then leaving 3-plus inches for next spring is a good idea. So, stocking at one animal unit month per acre, or 1,000 pounds of cow per acre ...

Taylorsville resident eyes 2300-mile horseback ride - Daily Tribune News

news Horse Hay google - April 20, 2018 - 10:17pm

Daily Tribune News

Taylorsville resident eyes 2300-mile horseback ride
Daily Tribune News
"This includes higher level of training for the horses; horse medical insurance; vet and farrier only during the actual trek; tack; feed and hay during the trek; truck maintenance; fuel; insurance and advertising; as well as shirts for volunteers and ...

Crested wheatgrass needs grazing management - Tri-State Livestock News

news Cattle Forage google - April 20, 2018 - 5:32pm

Tri-State Livestock News

Crested wheatgrass needs grazing management
Tri-State Livestock News
If one makes the assumption that 6 inches of standing crested wheatgrass equals 1,000 pounds of dry forage, then leaving 3-plus inches for next spring is a good idea. So, stocking at one animal unit month per acre, or 1,000 pounds of cow per acre ...

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Organic Valley faces first loss in 20 years - Swnews4u

news Dairy Forage google - April 20, 2018 - 5:14pm

Swnews4u

Organic Valley faces first loss in 20 years
Swnews4u
Grass-fed milk has 147 percent more Omega-3 than conventional, according to the study. Holter said his decision to switch to an all-grass and forage diet for his dairy cows was made in 2007 and was based on the fact that cows were made to eat grasses ...