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Eight New Products For Livestock Farmers' Holiday Wishlist - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - December 12, 2017 - 2:16pm

Dairy Herd Management

Eight New Products For Livestock Farmers' Holiday Wishlist
Dairy Herd Management
The VB 3155-3185 balers are ideal for the baling of dry materials such as cornstalks and hay, but can also handle alfalfa and some silage. The VB 3160-3190 premium, all-around balers, are ISOBUS balers designed for a wide range of forage materials ...

Cattle producers should consider clover, AgCenter says - The Franklin Sun

news Dairy Forage google - December 12, 2017 - 1:10pm

The Franklin Sun

Cattle producers should consider clover, AgCenter says
The Franklin Sun
Total season forage production from pastures overseeded with clover can be as high as grass fertilized with 100 pounds per acre of nitrogen. Clover often lacks the persistence, but some recently released clover varieties had persistence as a selection ...

When Do I Feed the Good Hay? | Agweb.com - AgWeb

news Cattle Forage google - December 12, 2017 - 12:16pm

When Do I Feed the Good Hay? | Agweb.com
AgWeb
Bargain, poor quality hay may actually be more expensive when you factor in waste, lower intake, and nutrient deficiencies that require higher supplementation. TAGS: Marketing, Overseas. December 18, 2014. By Sara Brown Farm Journal Livestock and ...

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Nominations Now Open for 2018 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - December 12, 2017 - 10:33am

Dairy Herd Management

Nominations Now Open for 2018 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards
Dairy Herd Management
Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. Crowds of nearly 70,000 people, from 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis. for the ...

Washington State Scientist Leads Search for Genetic Key to Better Alfalfa - Drovers Magazine

news Dairy Forage google - December 12, 2017 - 9:21am

Washington State Scientist Leads Search for Genetic Key to Better Alfalfa
Drovers Magazine
Grown for three to five years at a time without tillage, alfalfa improves the soil, adding nutrients, organic matter and structure while eliminating disease. A nutritious feed that is high in protein, alfalfa improves the soil and provides habitat for ...

Can a Horse Consume Too Many Electrolytes? - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - December 11, 2017 - 3:08pm

TheHorse.com

Can a Horse Consume Too Many Electrolytes?
TheHorse.com
Of course, your horse might very well be eating more hay then this, and your hay might have higher sodium levels, so perhaps daily electrolyte needs are being met. However, unless you're testing your hay and weighing how much you're feeding, you just ...

Chanda Engel is new SDSU Extension cow/calf field specialist - Farm Forum

news Cattle Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 1:57pm

Chanda Engel is new SDSU Extension cow/calf field specialist
Farm Forum
It also has so much impact on the productive function of the cow,” Engel said. She then accepted an opportunity to work for Oregon State University in extension and research. “In this role I got to see a completely different way of feeding cattle. In ...

Market Highlights: Cattle Futures Plummet Since November | Drovers - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 1:16pm

Drovers Magazine

Market Highlights: Cattle Futures Plummet Since November | Drovers
Drovers Magazine
The December live cattle futures price has plummeted since early November losing nearly $12 per hundredweight. Fortunately, the cash price for finished cattle has not fallen as dramatically.

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Planned breeding schedules pay dividends for beef producers - Feedstuffs

news Cattle Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 12:23pm

Planned breeding schedules pay dividends for beef producers
Feedstuffs
Financial opportunities can be found in designing strong breeding and forage/pasture plans for beef cattle herds, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research forage physiologist Dr. Monte Rouquette. In a business where every pound counts and every expense ...

Staying Power - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

news Horse Hay google - December 11, 2017 - 11:41am

DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Staying Power
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
"The last few years the horse market has fallen off," Barthle says. "There were too many horses on the market, but now it is starting to come back. We've sold 10 each the last couple of years." Once they are bred, mares and then their foals stay ...

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Low-Quality Forages Can Lead to Abomasal Impaction and Death of Ruminant - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 11:05am

Dairy Herd Management

Low-Quality Forages Can Lead to Abomasal Impaction and Death of Ruminant
Dairy Herd Management
Low-quality hay or forage contains less than seven percent crude protein and less than 45 percent TDN (.36 mcal NEm/lb.). Low-quality forages are high in fiber (> 70 percent). But the fiber of low-quality forages is digested/fermented relatively slowly ...

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Eight New Products For Livestock Farmers' Holiday Wishlist | Dairy ... - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 9:33am

Dairy Herd Management

Eight New Products For Livestock Farmers' Holiday Wishlist | Dairy ...
Dairy Herd Management
The end of the year is a good time to plan for the year ahead—and evaluate the machinery sitting in your shed. These eight new products might fit the bill for your operation.

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How to feed a dairy cow for more milk - Daily Nation

news Cattle Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 6:19am

Daily Nation

How to feed a dairy cow for more milk
Daily Nation
For a healthy and productive cow, feed rations should have a balance of quantity, quality, amounts of concentrates, protein, mineral and vitamins. Example of fodder includes napier grass, Boma Rhodes, lucerne, desmodium and sweet potatoes vines. Napier ...

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How to feed a dairy cow for more milk - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

news Dairy Forage google - December 11, 2017 - 6:19am

Daily Nation

How to feed a dairy cow for more milk - Daily Nation
Daily Nation
Elgon Kenya vet gives insights into how farmers can feed their dairy cows for maximum milk production.

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Not Just Milk And Cookies: How Kids Around The World Feed Santa - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

news Horse Hay google - December 10, 2017 - 12:26pm

CBS Baltimore / WJZ

Not Just Milk And Cookies: How Kids Around The World Feed Santa
CBS Baltimore / WJZ
Befana is typically left some wine and cake. The Netherlands. Dutch children must think “Sinterklaas” is full by the time he visits their homes. Instead of feeding him, they leave out carrots, hay and water for his horse. Sweden. After watching the ...

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Donations collected for horse owners affected by CA Fires - KOLO

news Horse Hay google - December 10, 2017 - 10:15am

KOLO

Donations collected for horse owners affected by CA Fires
KOLO
... feeding pans, pitch forks, shaving for bedding and hay. "We don't want people giving us stuff that would leave them in need as well. It's just excess stuff we are looking for donation," said Karyn Shirley. Donations can be dropped off December 10 ...