Do we want to have easy-keeping cows and be able to make some profit or are we selecting for hard-keepers that will require pampering to survive when the going gets tough? Find out how we can select cattle for efficiency and durability at the same time in my latest Beef Producer blog post on The Grazier’s Art.
People are drawn to teams that are successful; just look at the most popular sports teams. Usually what makes them popular is they win on a regular basis and/or they became famous by excelling in their particular sport.
There is a sense of pride when you become part of a successful team, be it in sports or on a ranch/farm.
Leading your team by example, intelligence and creativity and create the most value for all involved can help to building the winning team your ranch needs to be successful.
Free-choice mineral program, together with keen observation of condition and manure consistency, can improve performance and profits.
Grasses have carbohydrates, proteins, minerals and other nutrients that make them desirable to grazing animals. But it is the proportion of sugars (energy) to protein that affects nutrient uptake the most.
Managing your grazing and supplementation for a neutral rumen pH can help you accomplish this by giving you better health and performance in your cattle.
Cattle are gregarious animals and as such they have a strong attachment to the herd and learn directly from their mothers. When we change our weaning practices to late weaning they gain in several ways … CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
To bring our land and cattle into harmony and focus on best profits we need to optimize our forage resources or mesh the animal needs with the forage available in the different seasons of the year. Read how as I explain in my latest Beef Producer blog on The Grazier’s Art found here: http://beefproducer.com/blogs-set-correct-calving-season-adapted-cattle-7876