Feeding strategies during drought conditions

Feeding strategies during drought conditions

Bob Larson

Angus Journal

Every year, some part of the United States deals with a shortage of rainfall and reduced  forage availability. If grazing is not modified during periods of drought, reproductive and  growth performance of cattle is harmed, and long-term damage to the grazing ecosystem  can occur. Because total annual rainfall explains most of the variation in forage production  from year to year, it is important to monitor the amount and timing of precipitation.

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