Across much of the Southeast, many producers have experiencing ample rain and plenty of forage, therefore, winter supplementation is far from their thoughts. However, now is a great time to start planning ahead. Typically, three large factors taken into consideration when selecting a supplement are convenience, cost, and nutrients supplied. Often times, we combine the […]
What is grass tetany and why is magnesium important? Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, magnesium (Mg) tetany, hypomagnesemia, and wheat pasture poisoning, is a nutritional disorder caused by either 1) an inadequate amount of dietary Mg, or, 2) other mineral related factor that is preventing (antagonizing) dietary Mg from being properly absorbed […]
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 […]
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? […]
Due to inclement weather, the Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course will be postponed to Thursday, February 27th. The times and agenda will be the same. Please CLICK HERE for more information.