Late summer and early fall can be an exciting time for those in the cattle industry. In the cow-calf sector, you’re weaning spring born calves. It’s time to give those offspring the chance to perform on their own. In the backgrounding and feeding segment, it’s receiving time. You’re getting in fresh groups of calves, some […]
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Weaning time can be stressful for your cow-calf enterprise. Cows are no longer responsible for caring for their offspring. Calves are separated from their mom and their life as they know it is changed. They are expected to transition from milk to grain- or forage-based diets and might not be eager to face life on […]
Heat stress can be a challenge for cattle. Performing in the summer heat isn’t an easy task, yet it is something every producer expects them to do. One byproduct of rumen fermentation is heat. That’s a huge reason for cows to change their grazing behavior. When they’re bunched together in the shade or standing in […]
Featured American Rancher Episode
There are some things in life that a person just should not skimp on. A quality mineral program is one of them. “In a drought year, mineral is even more important,” said Scot Holcombe of Holcombe Ranch in Barnsdall, Oklahoma. Holcombe and fellow Oklahoma cattle feeder, order buyer and stocker grazer Randy Heflin depend on […]