Mark Keaton: Beef, forage tips for April
During the breeding season, monitor the activity of each bull. Be sure bulls are walking properly, and check cows for estrus activity. Sometimes, bulls can become lame or injured, which could affect their ability to locate and breed cows.
Bull sale set for Springville Feeder Auction
Nearly 100 top-rated animals will be available for purchase at the Indiana Beef Evaluation Program’s bull sale April 16, starting at 6 p.m. at the Springville Feeder Auction.
Midwest feeding operations expand, revamp with hoop barns
Hoop barns allow South Dakota and Minnesota producers to expand or revamp their feeding operations. For Worthington, Minnesota, cattle feeder Adam Blume, building a hoop barn in 2007 allowed him and his dad, Tim, to expand their operation from a 100-head open lot to a 700-head, 360-foot-long hoop barn.