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Motivating Cattle Employees Through Respecting Psychological Needs
As well as negative and positive reinforcement, a packing company figurehead recommends five simple steps to motivating staff for efficient work. ...
Legumes Allow 40 Per Cent Higher Stocking in Australia
Adding legumes to rangeland pastures in Australia can benefit carrying capacity for many years. ...
Why Beef Sustainability is So Hard
Given the plethora of challenges posing ranching, optimising operations in the interests of sustainability can be complex. However, most young producers have someone they can turn to. ...
What Is Cold to a Cow?
US - Cows in good condition will need their ration increasing in energy density by one per cent every degree Fahrenheit below the lower critical temperature, US beef producers have been told as a rule of thumb....
Winter Feeding: Watch For Mud
Kentucky cattlemen are being told to put the boots on and get to grips with mud. ...
Double Baleage Saves Time and Money
A fresh approach to baled forage is saving money and providing a better diet for cattle. ...
Could 2015 Be the Year for the Grass Manager?
An Ohio expert posits whether this year could be when graziers make money, after a period when corn and soybean growers have had the best of things. ...
Does Winter Backgrounding Present an Opportunity this Year?
Strong cattle markets represent a risk for backgrounders this winter, according to two Kentucky cattle experts. ...
Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle
Maximising a long growing season should be high on a grazier's ambitions in Georgia. The following article looks at ways to achieve good usage. ...
Avoiding Respiratory Problems During Winter Housing
Preventative action against pneumonia is well worth it, farmers about to house cattle for winter are being advised. ...
Prospects For Winter Wheat Grazing This Fall
Stocker cattle could benefit from the best winter wheat grazing in several years, although many are debating whether the economics of backgrounding this winter are sound. ...
Lock in Lower Feed Costs: Storing Wet and Modified Distillers Grains
Those looking to feed distillers grains this winter should look to buy now as a great way to 'lock in' lower feed costs, advises Cow/Calf field specialist Warren Rusche....
The Effect of Bermudagrass Hybrid on Forage Characteristics, Animal Performance and Grazing Behaviour of Beef Steers
Considerations should be made when choosing Bermudagrass variety, according to a new study in the Journal of Animal Science. ...
Could Shipping Stress Be Reduced By Anti-inflammatory Medication
Stress could be reduced in cattle transportation by using the anti-inflammatory meloxicam, early Iowa research suggests....
Canadian Feed, Grains and Grassland Efficiency Research Review
Manure composition, a new bloat-free legume variety and the nutritional value of distillers dried grains and solubles are explored in this review of forage and grassland research undertaken by the Beef Cattle Research Council....
 
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