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The Cattle Connection

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

Getting cows to breed back and breed up quickly

This winter was brutal. Weather events, poor conditions, and hay shortages have resulted in some cows that will need extra attention prior to and during breeding season. After a hard winter, it would be salt in the wound to have cows breed late and fall out of your calving season. Monitoring and intervening with some timely supplementation is important and a valuable component to a profitable c...

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Passion and pride fuels the livestock industry

Posted by Travis Meteer - Genetics

I recently attended a University of Illinois livestock and meats judging team reunion. Admittedly, when I received the invitation in the mail I thought to myself… I am way too busy to go. However, my team was to be highlighted on the program as the 10 year anniversary team. Thus, I put it on my calendar. Upon arrival, I met up with those that were on the 2008 team and we began reminisci...

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