Livestock News

Cattle News

Seven new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1264 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

After a week off, we cover a lot of territory in this week’s letter . . . from hen houses to weaning, and from the markets to optimizing carcass quality!

Articles this week include:

  • Confessions of a Cattleman; Lessons learned in the chicken house!
  • Maximizing Carcass Value Through Weaning Management and Stress Reduction
  • Does This Fall Market Offer Post-weaning Opportunities?
  • Jack Frost Will Bite Soon – Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages
  • Grazing Management Minute: Grazing on Reclaimed Ground
  • Record Beef Exports During August
  • USDA October Beef Outlook Report

Three new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1265 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

This week Jason Hartschuh discusses meeting the nutritional needs of a cow with corn fodder.

Articles this week include:

  • Meeting Nutritional Needs with Grazed Corn Fodder
  • Environmental Assessment of Winter-Feeding Areas
  • Summary of the October 2021 COF Report

Sheep News

Winter Grazing: Annual Forages Improve Lamb Growth and Health Parameters

Dr. Brady Campbell, Assistant Professor, State Small Ruminant Extension Specialist Fall is for harvest. Whether directly involved in production agriculture or a consumer of its

Farm Flock Economics

2021 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Program and Registration Announced

Christine Gelley, OSU Extension Educator ANR, Noble County 2021 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Flyer To register directly for the event, please visit: go.osu.edu/ohiosheep The Ohio State

Water Effects on Livestock Performance

Mark Landefeld, OSU Extension Educator ANR, Monroe County Jeff Bettinger, Lead District Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service Limitation of water intake reduces animal performance quicker

2021 Ohio Sheep Day Annual Forages Field Walk

Take a virtual walk through a set of annual forage demonstration plots in this month’s episode of Forage Focus. Dr. Brady Campbell- OSU Small Ruminant

Tools to Manage Ewes During Gestation

Rob Zelinsky, M.S., Hubbard Feeds Companion Animal Team (Previously published online: Hubbard Sheep Solutions) Ultrasound Pregnancy Diagnosis Advantages: Sell open ewes during inflated cull ewe

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