Daily Archives: October 9, 2012

Utilize Cornstalks As Forage, Expert Urges

Utilize Cornstalks As Forage, Expert Urges

Hay and Forage Grower

Cornstalks have extra value as a supplemental livestock feed due to the drought-induced lack of forages this year, says Rory Lewandowski, an Ohio State University Extension ag educator.

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Nose flaps prove to be a useful weaning aid

Nose flaps prove to be a useful weaning aid

Heather Smith Thomas

Tri-State Livestock News

Andy Gray, who runs 500 cows near Douglas, WY, tried a new weaning method last year, using nose flaps on the calves. These plastic flaps are easily installed with the calves in a chute, and then the calves are returned to their mothers.

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Cattle industry safeguard: Program eyes best practices, crisis response

Cattle industry safeguard: Program eyes best practices, crisis response

Kevin Welch 

Amarillo.com

Emergency response planners are working to avoid having 30 percent of the nation’s beef supply stuck in a Texas Panhandle quarantine after a major disease outbreak.

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