SDSU: Keep these products on hand during spring calving

· March 28, 2018

Even the most prepared livestock producer cannot always provide a perfect start when Mother Nature gets involved during calving season. “Weather during our Upper Midwest spring calving season can prove challenging with frigid temperatures and mud. When weather becomes a factor during calving, it can impact a calf’s survival,” said Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf […]

SDSU: Feed at night, Calve during the day

· March 23, 2018

If you want to calve during the day, should you schedule feeding time later in the day? South Dakota State University Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialists Adele Harty and Taylor Grussing say yes. “Yes, feeding affects time of calving,” said Harty. “Feeding cows later in the day and evening will increase the number of calves born […]

Nevada Department of Ag warns public to leave calves alone

· March 23, 2018

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) has issued a reminder to Nevadans to let lone calves be. The NDA said when passersby see calves alone near roadways, the animals are often mistaken as abandoned and people unfamiliar with cattle ranching may not know that cows leave their calves alone while they graze. “Calf theft is […]

Calving season almost here: Are you ready, set, go?

· September 20, 2017

D-day is almost here. Hopefully your cattle nutrition and breeding decisions have been on track for a successful calving season. Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition and Regulatory Support at BioZyme, offers three tips to make sure you are prepared for this calving season. 1. Make Sure Your Calving Kit is Ready There is nothing like […]

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