Can drylot for the beef herd work for you?

Can drylot for the beef herd work for you?

DALE HILDEBRANT

Farm & Ranch Guide

Some parts of the region have not received adequate moisture to get the pastures and rangeland growing which will mean a feed shortage for cattle herds this summer and fall. One method to counteract the dry conditions is putting the cowherd in a drylot situation, and the Carrington Research Extension Center has maintained a cowherd in a drylot system for the past 40 years, according to Karl Hoppe, area livestock systems specialist at the CREC.

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