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Selecting the Right Mineral Supplement for Your Beef Cattle Arturo Pacheco, PhD For beef cattle to maintain health, optimal growth and reproduction a number of minerals are required. Selecting the correct mineral supplement can be an intimidating task. Since high quality forages and properly balanced supplements can furnish a portion of the required minerals, producersRead More
We all understand the importance of water for livestock and all living things for that matter. As stockmen, the necessity of water is something we must understand early on. Unfortunately, what occasionally gets overlooked is how water quality can dramatically affect animal performance, even in the most meticulously planned, researched, and budgeted feeding program andRead More
Dennis H. Sigler, Ph.D. F-R-M Horse Nutritionist and Consultant Extension Horse Specialist Texas A&M University The Fall of the year is a great time to talk about the importance of a good nutritional program for pregnant broodmares. Research has shown that improving the mare’s nutrient status during pregnancy helps: 1. ReduceRead More
As winter has settled in it’s extremely important to assess whether or not the supplementation strategy, we deployed to get our cow herd through the winter is hitting the targeted nutrient requirements. Hopefully we all understand that a cow’s nutrient requirements are in a constant state of change. Furthermore, the forage that producers are usingRead More
As hunters, we are all interested in bagging that “Trophy Buck”, the one with the Boone and Crockett rack that is always in the “mind’s eye”, but seldom if ever, makes an appearance when we are hunting. The only way to assure that there is a possibility of bagging that trophy buck is through aRead More