Share |

Feed aggregator

Second of 5 starving horses seized in Cullen has died - KTBS

news Horse Hay google - June 24, 2017 - 6:08am

KTBS

Second of 5 starving horses seized in Cullen has died
KTBS
Needed are square hay bales, mare and foal feed, and items that will ward off flies and help build up their weight, Lewis said. “We are not a horse rescue and welcome any advice,” Lewis said. “We would like to thank the Cullen Police Department for ...

Swiss dairy farmers must adapt to climate change - swissinfo.ch

news Dairy Forage google - June 24, 2017 - 4:02am

swissinfo.ch

Swiss dairy farmers must adapt to climate change
swissinfo.ch
Dairy cow breeders in Switzerland are already struggling to cover production costs due to market liberalisation and lower prices. But according to a report from the national agricultural research centre, Agroscopeexternal link, farmers must also manage ...

and more »

Horse breeders left with no hay following barn fire - KETV Omaha

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2017 - 6:16pm

KETV Omaha

Horse breeders left with no hay following barn fire
KETV Omaha
The long-time Quarter Horse breeders, located south of Papillion near South 69th Street and Platteview Road, lost nearly all of their feeding hay- around 4,000 bales- in a Thursday night barn fire. "It was fast, I mean, I couldn't believe how quick it ...

and more »

Conservation District to hold pasture management workshops July 8 - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

news Dairy Forage google - June 23, 2017 - 4:21pm

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

Conservation District to hold pasture management workshops July 8
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Although the program is being offered as part of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust/Aldermere Farm annual two-day Beef Basics Workshop (July 7 and 8), this program is appropriate for anyone with grazing animals – sheep, goats, horses, dairy cows, beef ...

Managing Stable Flies on Pastured Cattle - Dairy Herd Management

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2017 - 2:29pm

Dairy Herd Management

Managing Stable Flies on Pastured Cattle
Dairy Herd Management
During warm conditions stable flies will feed several times a day, but during cool weather they normally feed once a day. The female stable fly requires at least three blood meals before depositing eggs. Stable flies do not develop in pure cow or horse ...

and more »

Wilke R Organic Farm hosts Door County Dairy Breakfast - Green Bay Press Gazette

news Dairy Forage google - June 23, 2017 - 1:50pm

Green Bay Press Gazette

Wilke R Organic Farm hosts Door County Dairy Breakfast
Green Bay Press Gazette
The friendly and curious cows are the lifeblood of this dairy farm and will be one of the highlights of the 36th annual Door County Dairy Breakfast from 6 to 11:30 a.m. July 2 at Wilke R Organic Farm, 5238 Wisconsin 42. Besides the opportunity for a ...

and more »

Jersey Gold: Trio Craft Award-Winning Cheese - Lancaster Farming

news Cattle Forage google - June 23, 2017 - 10:42am

Lancaster Farming

Jersey Gold: Trio Craft Award-Winning Cheese
Lancaster Farming
The lead wire in a paddock is moved based on forage availability. The heifers and dry cows are also grazed as prescribed with organic dairy management. The Fishers also stockpile baleage and some hay to supplement the pasture and to feed the herd in ...

Jersey Gold: Trio Craft Award-Winning Cheese - Lancaster Farming

news Dairy Forage google - June 23, 2017 - 10:42am

Lancaster Farming

Jersey Gold: Trio Craft Award-Winning Cheese
Lancaster Farming
Alvin Fisher operates the dairy. Quality cheese begins with quality milk. Quality milk happens with quality pasture. The cows spend most of their time out on pasture during the growing season. The pasture has a wide range of grasses and clovers to help ...

Burbank woman seeks help with rescued horse - KEPR 19

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2017 - 10:05am

KEPR 19

Burbank woman seeks help with rescued horse
KEPR 19
"I've been able to get Mona the grains she needs for her and her baby and I've had some hay donated to my other horses as well as Mona." For now the horse is well cared for, loved and healthy; a far better option than being abandoned in a field. "It ...

Farm and Facilities Expo Provides Practical Information - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - June 23, 2017 - 9:04am

TheHorse.com

Farm and Facilities Expo Provides Practical Information
TheHorse.com
Lawrence provided information on controlling nutrient intake, specifically while in the pasture and when feeding hay. Lawrence tailored her session to attendees, and this shifted the focus to managing horses who gain excessive weight, as well as ...

Never before have so few fed so many - Beef Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 5:13pm

Beef Magazine

Never before have so few fed so many
Beef Magazine
The benefit side of the ledger in this case includes forage savings, increased cow body condition, a potential boost in reproduction and a more favorable marketing window for cull cows. The cost side includes things like lighter calves at weaning and ...

Summer slump savior - Hay & Forage Grower

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

Summer slump savior
Hay & Forage Grower
Given that the summer slump will soon be upon us, Mike Estadt, extension educator for The Ohio State University, highlights sudangrass as a potential “slump buster” in a recent issue of the Ohio Beef Cattle Letter. Sudangrass, smaller and finer stalked ...

Dairy veteran at UW named head of the university's agricultural research stations - Madison.com

news Dairy Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 1:12pm

Madison.com

Dairy veteran at UW named head of the university's agricultural research stations
Madison.com
Mike Peters (center), herd manager in the Department of Dairy Science at UW-Madison, talked cow feed during a tour at the Dairy Cattle Research Center in Arlington in 2014. ... He then returned to Wisconsin, first as assistant dairy herd manager at the ...

One of 5 starving horses seized in Cullen has died - KTBS

news Horse Hay google - June 22, 2017 - 12:28pm

KTBS

One of 5 starving horses seized in Cullen has died
KTBS
Needed are square hay bales, mare and foal feed, and items that will ward off flies and help build up their weight, Lewis said. “We are not a horse rescue and welcome any advice,” Lewis said. “We would like to thank the Cullen Police Department for ...

Therapeutic Riding Program Operator Faces Charges - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - June 22, 2017 - 11:38am

Therapeutic Riding Program Operator Faces Charges
TheHorse.com
“Witnesses reported that Callaway ordered hay in shrink wrap, had it rolled into the field, and left it up to the horses to rip through the plastic with their teeth,” he said. Investigators also found that horses only had access to water from a pond ...

Horse North Rescue moves northwest to new facility - Traverse City Record Eagle

news Horse Hay google - June 22, 2017 - 11:36am

Traverse City Record Eagle

Horse North Rescue moves northwest to new facility
Traverse City Record Eagle
TRAVERSE CITY — Jessie switched his tail lazily at a fly while munching hay in his pasture, and let Debbie Frost run her fingers through his forelock. The chestnut gelding is a kinder and gentler version of the high-strung quarterhorse that first came ...

and more »

New nutrition terms will help unlock cows diet potential - here's how... - FG Insight

news Cattle Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 9:57am

FG Insight

New nutrition terms will help unlock cows diet potential - here's how...
FG Insight
A similar benefit was seen when we looked at the top samples and the poorer silages, suggesting rationing using DyNE could have been worth about 400 litres more from forage per cow over a 200-day winter which will make a big difference to margins.

OSU students, faculty visit Europe to study dairy - Farm and Dairy

news Dairy Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 1:11am

Farm and Dairy

OSU students, faculty visit Europe to study dairy
Farm and Dairy
During the two-week tour, the group visited the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp (Bergen, Germany), Anne Frank house (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Lely manufacturing plants for dairy and forage equipment (Rotterdam, Netherlands), two cheese markets ...

and more »

OSU students, faculty visit Europe to study dairy - Farm and Dairy

news Dairy Forage google - June 22, 2017 - 1:11am

Farm and Dairy

OSU students, faculty visit Europe to study dairy
Farm and Dairy
During the two-week tour, the group visited the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp (Bergen, Germany), Anne Frank house (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Lely manufacturing plants for dairy and forage equipment (Rotterdam, Netherlands), two cheese markets ... The ...

Family, organic are breakfast hosts' niche - Eau Claire Country Today

news Cattle Forage google - June 21, 2017 - 11:44pm

Eau Claire Country Today

Family, organic are breakfast hosts' niche
Eau Claire Country Today
Wilke, his wife, Tricia, and their daughters Rebecca, Rachel and Ruth operate the 40-cow Wilke “R” Organic Farm as the fourth and fifth generation of family to farm the property near Sturgeon Bay. They own 100 acres and rent another 235. The original ...