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Weight Valve Controls Water Levels By: 01/02/2015 @ 2:23pm

Garry Brown was raised on a dairy farm in Coalville, Utah. From a young age, Brown was interested in the dairy and took over many of the responsibilities while still in…

Kilgus Dairy: Cream Rises to the Top By: 01/27/2015 @ 12:49pm

Welcome to our world customers know that the cream naturally rises to the top At Kilgus Dairy.From April through…

Calf Scours: Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:33pm

Calf scours – diarrhea occurring in the first 30 days of a calf’s life – is caused by viruses, parasites…

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Spaying Heifers Gives Flexibility By: 01/12/2015 @ 11:09am

By: Raylene Nickel  Spaying heifers headed for the beef marketplace can improve their gainability and make them easier to manage.“We neuter bulls because steers are so much easier to handle in the feedlot…

6 Practices to Sustain Pasture Growth By: 12/16/2014 @ 2:27pm

By: Raylene Nickel  Conserving grass trumps maximizing beef production at Gary and Sue Price’s 77 Ranch near Blooming Grove, Texas. Their conservative practices give their operation the resilience…

Cattle Producer Grazes Alfalfa, Sees Almost No Bloat By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:31pm

By: Gene Johnston  Steve Freeman has been grazing beef steers and heifers on alfalfa for about 15 years, and he’s only lost two to three head to bloat.  “That’s thousands of head grazing…

How to Beat Bloat By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:26pm

By: Gene Johnston  Legume bloat is a result of the formation of a foam in the rumen of an animal that it can’t belch out. It’s most common during cool, wet periods of rapid alfalfa growth in spring.No…

8 Big Reasons to Graze Cattle on Alfalfa By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:22pm

By: Gene Johnston  Two words – grazing alfalfa – might as well say “bloat assured” to some cattle producers. Not so for University of Kentucky Extension forage specialist Garry Lacefield. He’s…

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