Adding calcium oxide may enhance performance of feedlot diets containing corn, DDGS and corn stover, except when corn was partially replaced by soy hulls.
Testing is only way to confirm presence or absence of this sexually transmitted disease in a cattle herd.
Accumulation of factors like humidity, solar radiation, hide color and diet can drastically change ability of cattle to withstand summer heat.
Left untreated, flies can cause significant losses in production.
Based on increased nutrient digestibility and favorable ruminal fermentation parameters, green-chopped forages may be conducive to enhanced cattle growth.
Fungal disease of seed heads on grasses and cereal crops can cause severe illness and death in livestock.
Cattle producers should be vigilant about water sources during periods of drought or drought-like conditions.
First report from "Beef 2017" study describes beef cow/calf management practices.
Increasing proportion of barley silage in feedlot diet decreased ruminal acidosis but did not completely eliminate it.
Combination of heat and humidity can create stress on livestock.