Winter Feed Estimator: A Practical Tool for the Beef Cow-Calf Producer

Winter Feed Estimator: A Practical Tool for the Beef Cow-Calf Producer

Mark Warren, Ed Jennings, and Matt Hersom

University of Florida

Producers often estimate hay needs for their beef cow herd based on rules of thumb and neighbor’s advice. This may not be accurate for their individual operation. One common approach is to allow two round rolls of hay for every cow to be supplemented during the winter. While this may get a producer started, it is not accurate and likely may result in not enough hay.

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