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.
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.
Cattle industry safeguard: Program eyes best practices, crisis response
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.