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Effect of weaning on forage intake of lactating cows


Weaning time for cow/calf producers is a time to harvest the fruits of a yearlong investment in time and effort to manage the cowherd to achieve that textbook goal of producing one calf per cow per year. Depending on the marketing strategy of the calf crop, weaning can also be the time to reap the […]

Avoiding overgrazing of winter pastures

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By this time of the year ranchers in the southeast have already made a decision on winter feeding and they are dealing with it, whether that decision was good or bad. Considering the typical choices in this region, the common options are: 1) Hay feeding on dormant warm season pastures (this could be done with […]

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