UNL BeefWatch

How Do Your Cows Look?

Cow with body condition score of 5Calving season is upon us and how do your cows look? Are they are on the thin side or in good body condition? Has the winter been tough on them? Has your pre-calving nutrition program been adequate? Cow body condition is a more reliable indicator of nutritional status of a cow than body weight.
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Beef Cow Herd Culling Strategies

Matching your feed resources to your cowherdDrought is one of the harshest weather patterns cattlemen must cope with in part because drought conditions occur gradually over time making it difficult to take immediate action. Reduced harvested forage yields, limited water supply and dried up pastures are all potential problems and these proble Continue reading…

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Originally published March 8, 2013 - Submit an Item