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Providing a Consistent Ration - Lancaster Farming

news Cattle Forage google - April 29, 2017 - 9:54am

Providing a Consistent Ration
Lancaster Farming
Cows naturally push feed out of reach as they eat, eventually leaving themselves without anything to eat. They also tend to sort the feed in front of them as they eat, eating the grain first and leaving the forage for later. If feed is not pushed up ...

Providing a Consistent Ration - Lancaster Farming

news Dairy Forage google - April 29, 2017 - 9:54am

Providing a Consistent Ration
Lancaster Farming
If cows can't reach their feed, then they can't eat it. That may seem pretty obvious, but how often do you push up TMR (total mixed ration) on your dairy? Cows naturally push feed out of reach as they eat, eventually leaving themselves without anything ...

Confiscated horses doing well - Picayune Item

news Horse Hay google - April 29, 2017 - 8:05am

Picayune Item

Confiscated horses doing well
Picayune Item
Chris and Tabitha Raimey adopted the horse that was in the worst condition, Izzy. Fitts said Izzy was not expected to survive, but has since been adopted by the couple and renamed Skeletor, a play on words from the character of a popular cartoon in the ...

Alfalfa Winter Kill: What is Next? - CattleNetwork.com

news Dairy Forage google - April 28, 2017 - 4:34pm

CattleNetwork.com

Alfalfa Winter Kill: What is Next?
CattleNetwork.com
This is a great option for producers that harvest their forage for haylage. Small grains and annual cool season grasses (Examples: Oats, wheat, rye, or triticale, annual or Italian ryegrass) can provide high quality forage fast, and prolong the stand ...

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Making the Best of Stall Rest - Horse Sense (and Sensibility) - TheHorse.com (blog)

news Horse Hay google - April 28, 2017 - 3:07pm

TheHorse.com (blog)

Making the Best of Stall Rest - Horse Sense (and Sensibility)
TheHorse.com (blog)
Four weeks of mandatory stall rest can be a tough for any horse, much less an energetic off-track Thoroughbred. From haynet experiments to enrichment toy ...

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Trial date set for owner of malnourished horse - WSAW

news Horse Hay google - April 28, 2017 - 1:27pm

WSAW

Trial date set for owner of malnourished horse
WSAW
When the officer arrived at Bowden's Babcock home, she noted there was some grain in a feed bin, a shelter, and a large bale of moldy hay. Bowden said she had been using the hay to feed the horses. The officer also noted about a dozen other hay bales ...

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Trial date set for owner of malnourished horse - WSAW

news Horse Hay google - April 28, 2017 - 1:27pm

Trial date set for owner of malnourished horse
WSAW
When the officer arrived at Bowden's Babcock home, she noted there was some grain in a feed bin, a shelter, and a large bale of moldy hay. Bowden said she had been using the hay to feed the horses. The officer also noted about a dozen other hay bales ...

Animal Welfare in the Beef Industry: Part 2 - Bovine Veterinarian

news Cattle Forage google - April 28, 2017 - 10:30am

Animal Welfare in the Beef Industry: Part 2
Bovine Veterinarian
Arguably, the principal welfare problem for feedlot cattle is dietary. The natural diet for cattle is forage. Under feedlot conditions, the diet for cattle consists of 70 to 90% grain. Such a “hot” diet tends to create an acidotic metabolic state ...

Animal Welfare in the Beef Industry: Part 2 - Bovine Veterinarian

news Dairy Forage google - April 28, 2017 - 10:30am

Animal Welfare in the Beef Industry: Part 2
Bovine Veterinarian
The natural diet for cattle is forage. Under feedlot conditions, the diet for cattle consists of 70 to 90% grain. Such a “hot” diet tends to create an acidotic metabolic state, which in turn disposes the animals towards digestive problems including ...

Undeveloped southern Mexico market opportunity for US DDGS - Feedstuffs

news Dairy Forage google - April 28, 2017 - 8:00am

Undeveloped southern Mexico market opportunity for US DDGS
Feedstuffs
Selling 50 metric tons of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) may seem minor, but Javier Chávez, U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Mexico marketing specialist, views these small sales to cattle and dairy producers in southeastern Mexico as the ...

New rationing system opens door to improved performance - FG Insight

news Dairy Forage google - April 28, 2017 - 1:03am

FG Insight

New rationing system opens door to improved performance
FG Insight
NutriOpt Dairy also more accurately assesses protein supply and requirement in the form of digestible intestinal protein; microbial protein yield plus bypass protein. “Overall, NutriOpt Dairy means dairy cows can be fed with greater precision,” Liz says.

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Troughs key to cattle preference, conservation - Western Producer (subscription)

news Cattle Forage google - April 27, 2017 - 5:18pm

Troughs key to cattle preference, conservation
Western Producer (subscription)
Lorne Fitch, provincial riparian specialist with the society, said water is one of the most important nutrients for cattle, a fact many producers overlook. “Water is perhaps not given the priority it should be given. Obviously, forage resources and the ...

Black Forest woman sentenced to jail in horse cruelty case - Colorado Springs Gazette

news Horse Hay google - April 27, 2017 - 1:12pm

Black Forest woman sentenced to jail in horse cruelty case
Colorado Springs Gazette
When asked why some of the horses were losing weight, Brunzell blamed the quality of hay she fed them. She later testified that the feed supplement could have been contaminated. Under terms of her sentence, she can no longer can own, manage, possess, ...

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Black Forest woman sentenced in horse cruelty case - Colorado Springs Gazette

news Horse Hay google - April 27, 2017 - 12:18pm

Black Forest woman sentenced in horse cruelty case
Colorado Springs Gazette
"You can have 20 horses and a feed bag of hay," she said. Although horse neglect is common, owners are rarely prosecuted and receive insufficient penalties when they are, others said. Megan Miller of Ruby Ranch Horse Rescue called Brunzell's sentence ...

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Health Assurance Amplifies Health Insurance - Bovine Veterinarian

news Cattle Forage google - April 27, 2017 - 11:50am

Bovine Veterinarian

Health Assurance Amplifies Health Insurance
Bovine Veterinarian
Unlike health insurance for people, cow calf producers don't actually purchase an insurance policy to partially offset out of pocket expenses, instead good livestock stewards manage the herd to help assure good health. While the purchase of insurance ...

Health Assurance Amplifies Health Insurance - Bovine Veterinarian

news Dairy Forage google - April 27, 2017 - 11:50am

Bovine Veterinarian

Health Assurance Amplifies Health Insurance
Bovine Veterinarian
Unlike health insurance for people, cow calf producers don't actually purchase an insurance policy to partially offset out of pocket expenses, instead good livestock stewards manage the herd to help assure good health. While the purchase of insurance ...

A look at centennial farms – keeping 100 year-old farmsteads, history alive - Kane County Chronicle

news Horse Hay google - April 27, 2017 - 9:31am

Kane County Chronicle

A look at centennial farms – keeping 100 year-old farmsteads, history alive
Kane County Chronicle
Until 2002, the farmstead's 220 acres farmed hay, corn and oats, and it operated a Holstein dairy farm. Campton Township bought the farm as open-space property, and the Kane County Forest Preserve ... Built by four generations of Corrons, the main ...

Danish compact feeding approach turns TMR approach on head - FG Insight

news Cattle Forage google - April 27, 2017 - 6:05am

FG Insight

Danish compact feeding approach turns TMR approach on head
FG Insight
The Danish method of compact TMR feeding, which soaks dry components in water and mixes the TMR for more than half-an-hour, has the potential to improve efficiencies and redefine feeding in the UK, according to its founder Prof Niels Kristensen ...

Five horses surrendered from Peterborough residence - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

news Horse Hay google - April 27, 2017 - 5:58am

Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Five horses surrendered from Peterborough residence
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Five horses were removed from a Peterborough property with various health issues Tuesday, and relocated to a rescue farm in Chichester.The horses, owned ...

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Klamath livestock producers reminded to report forage losses - Herald and News

news Dairy Forage google - April 27, 2017 - 3:09am

Klamath livestock producers reminded to report forage losses
Herald and News
Eligible livestock includes alpacas, beef cattle, buffalo, beefalo, dairy cattle, deer, elk, emus, equine, goats, llamas, poultry, reindeer, sheep or swine that have been or would have been grazing the eligible grazing land or pastureland. For more ...