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The Cattle Connection

The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies
trojan horse

Don't buy the Trojan Horse

Drought in different areas of the United States has moved many cows hundreds of miles from origin. In many cases cows are under-valued in drought areas due to lack of water and low winter feed supplies. As a result, many times even with higher freight costs cows can be bought cheaper out of drought areas compared to local markets. I think it is important to realize that cows from different area...

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Feeding Corn Silage

Posted by Travis Meteer - Nutrition

I have had numerous questions about feeding corn silage this winter. It is hard to post a blog that answers all the questions about feeding corn silage. Nutrient analysis of corn silage, dry matter, nitrate levels, analysis of other feedstuffs, cow size, cow condition, environmental factors, and many more variables can im...

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