Winter Management inter Management of the Beef Cow Herd
Vern Anderson, Breanne Ilse, John Dhuyvetter, Charles Stoltenow, Dale Burr, Tim Schroder, Tyler Ingebreton
North Dakota State University
Beef cattle increase body heat production as a response to severe cold exposure by increasing their metabolic rate (heart rate, respiration and blood fl ow). Animals eat more during cold weather to meet maintenance requirements.