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    Pre-Calving Diet Correlates with Colostrum Production

    The transition period during calving remains one of the most critical times in a cow’s life. And of course, the colostrum a […]

    September 20, 2023
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    Colostrum Critical to Healthy Calves

    Few things are as crucial to a newborn calf’s health as the first few hours after birth. Each hour after a beef […]

    June 1, 2023
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    Tips for Weathering Muddy Pasture Conditions During Calving

    Higher-than-expected precipitation in the weeks leading up to spring has created rather muddy pasture conditions. For cattle producers gearing up for spring […]

    March 7, 2023
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    Testing for Bovine Leukemia Significantly Reduces Spread

    Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is preventable. One-third of the nation’s beef cattle and nearly half of all dairy cattle are infected with […]

    January 20, 2023
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    Pasture Rotation During Calving Can Limit Disease Spread

    Preventing disease among your cowherd is a priority of every producer. Experts from Kansas State University advise producers to move pregnant cows […]

    January 17, 2023
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    3 Technologies to Simplify Calving Season

    As calving season heats up across the chilly Northern Plains, the right technology can make a successful calving season easier. Here are […]

    January 10, 2023
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    Monitor Nutrient Deficits in Dairy Cows for Optimal Reproductive Health

    Dairy cow nutrition is one of the most critical components of a successful dairy operation. For cows and their calves to thrive, […]

    November 10, 2022
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    Conception Age for Heifers Should Be Goal in Dairy Feed Efficiency

    Feeding a heifer from birth to first lactation is costly for any dairy operation. Many dairy producers focus on reducing the number […]

    June 10, 2022
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    Late Winter Calving Yields Better Growth as Winter Warming Trends Maximize Forage Efficiency

    Calves born in late winter instead of spring in the Western U.S. typically see better growth, according to USDA’s Agricultural Research Service […]

    March 24, 2022
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    Tips to Help Calves Survive Subzero Temps

    The Arctic blast that’s driven down temperatures in most of the U.S. comes at the worst possible time for many beef cattle […]

    February 15, 2021