Converting to a controlled breeding season can be overwhelming. It’s a process that can take years and involves keeping up with dates and records and culling what you may think are your better cows. However, the long term benefits are well worth the work. For any task this large, it’s best to develop a plan […]
A new presentation on Beef Cattle Outlook (Feb 2015) by Dr. Curt Lacy, UGA is available on Presentations page.
The Florida Bull Test Sale was held on January 17, 2015 at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, FL. Of the 102 bulls originally consigned to the test 56 bulls were on offer. Only bulls meeting specific benchmarks were eligible for the sale. In addition, bulls were inspected for structural soundness and […]
If nothing else, I got you to stop and read this first sentence, or at least look at the figures. Implanting cattle is not a new technology, its been around for years. It has the potential to add 3-5% more pounds to your calf crop, yet fewer and fewer producers are employing the practice. WHY? […]
Forage quality is one of the most influential factors in livestock production. Providing good quality, well managed forage can decrease reliance on stored feeds, decrease the need for added supplementation, and increase animal performance. Whether for hay or grazing, the only way to determine the quality of your forage is by implementing a forage test! Forage […]