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Prevent. Capture. Release. Recycle: Solving GHG Emissions
Efforts to reduce livestock greenhouse gas emissions are being made worldwide, but understanding the effects these changes are really having is more difficult to comprehend than might be initially perceived, writes Adam Anson for TheCattleSite. ...
Do You Know When Your Cows Will Calve Next Spring?
Instead of reactionary decisions, reproductive patterns and cow production are monitored and utilized as part of a management plan, writes Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist at the North Dakota State University Extension Service. ...
Colostrum for the Dairy Calf
The most important factor in dairy calf health and survival is feeding the newborn calf adequate amounts of high-quality colostrum early in its life, writes Brian Lang, Veal Specialist at OMAFRA. ...
Market Cow and Bull Management and Marketing
Surveys of Mississippi cow-calf operations indicate that mature cows and bulls make up 85 per cent and 89 per cent of the cattle in breeding herds on operations with fewer than 100 head and greater than 250 head, respectively, says Jane A. Parish, Justin...
November Beef Management Tips
By Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Virginia Tech. Beef management tips for November. ...
The Big Question Over Beef Hormones
The question over whether beef cattle should be treated with artificial hormones can be perceived on many different levels - be they physiological, political, economical, ethical, or environmental - each answer they evoke blinds one belief to another....
Grain Fed and Grass Fed Beef Production
Grain fed and grass fed beef is a complementary combination to fulfil customer needs and demands, writes TheCattleSite Senior Editor, Chris Harris....
The Optimum Cow
The Optimum Cow - defining, identifying and propagating her has proven to be a challenge over time, writes Scott P. Greiner, Ph.D., Extension Beef Specialist, VA Tech. ...
Accelerated Growth Programs for Milk-Fed Calves
The most recent USDA National Animal Health Monitoring System survey reported that preweaning mortality of heifers alive at 48 hr of age was 7.9 %, says James K. Drackley, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This feature was taken from...
A Closer Look at US CAFOs and the Data Void
Animal feeding operations in the United States have shot up by 230 per cent in the last twenty years. These large and crowded farm practises often lead to high levels of waste and inevitable pollution, but whilst trying to measure just how serious the...
October Beef Management Tips
By Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Virginia Tech. Beef managment tips for September. ...
Virtual Vet: Automated Dairy Farming
The automatic monitoring of health and performance in dairy herds has long been an idea assigned to the future, but Peter Løvendahl, a researcher in genetics and biotechnology at Aarhus Universitet, says that the technology has already arrived. The time...
September Beef Management Tips
By Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Virginia Tech. Beef managment tips for September. ...
Changing Times: Management Considerations for Cow-Calf Producers
By Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech. Without question, the landscape of the beef business has changed. ...
Organic Livestock Production and Marketing
By Robyn Neeson, Organic Farming Liaison Officer, Farming Systems Research. Published in the New South Wales Primefacts edition 808....
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