The Beef Cattle Research Council discusses how producers can set first calf heifers up for reproductive success by watching their body condition score, fine tuning their nutrition program, and optimizing breeding time.
Three cattle producers from across the country share insights on how to improve management and production practices that not only benefit cattle, but also reduce their workload, and help to save time and money.
Adaptive grazing herd management applies to grazing practices that are developed with careful consideration to the specific conditions that exist on individual farms and ranches.
Winter feed costs are the largest variable cost for cow-calf production. With the increased availability and falling prices of alternative winter feeds in some areas, there could be a good opportunity to reduce wintering costs by using alternative feed sources this year.