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The 5 W’s of Managing Feed Delivery
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist covers the "Who," "What," "Where," "Why," "When," and "How" of feeding situations, to help refine feeding management and optimize feed delivery and utilization.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Providing Extra Feed to Nutritionally Stressed Cows; Timing for Proper Calf Development
NDSU researchers examine how restricting nutrient delivery and subsequently feeding to nutrient requirements from early to midgestation can affect the development of placental blood vessels and the fetus.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Sampling Feeds and Testing for Nutritional Value
The best way to use your feed resources is to know what quality you have. This post explains how to test feed, what tools to use, how many samples to take and what to test for.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Watch Your Tires!
Inverted tires can make great structures to hold cattle feed and water, but if not properly maintained can cause hardware disease.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
The Effect of Supplementation of Distillers Grains to Calves on Hay Intake, Feeding Behavior and Growth Performance
Research projects have concluded ethanol byproducts can be an effective supplement. NDSU researchers are going further investigating the effects these byproducts might have of feeding behavior.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Sufficient Nutrients Vital for Beef Cows
The protein percentage and physical form of standing forages can affect whether cattle are getting sufficient nutrients.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Self-feeding Options
With limitations on available labor, time or buying power, some situations lend themselves to self-feeding. John Dhuyvetter, NDSU Extension Area Livestock Specialist, covers some of the options.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Cattle Situation & Outlook - Fall 2011
NDSU Extension livestock marketing economist Tim Petry discusses the price outlook for beef cattle going into the fall and winter of 2011. This presentation was part of NDSU Extension Service's workshop, Backgrounding Cattle 2011: Costs, Prices and Possibilities.
Cattle Situation & Outlook - Fall 2012
NDSU Extension livestock marketing economist Tim Petry discusses the price outlook for beef cattle going into the fall and winter of 2012. This presentation was part of NDSU Extension Service's workshop, Backgrounding Cattle 2012: High Feed Prices.
Systems and Budgets for Backgrounding Calves
NDSU Extension area livestock specialist John Dhuyvetter discusses budgeting for backgrounding calves. This presentation was part of NDSU Extension Service's workshop, Backgrounding Cattle 2012: High Feed Prices.
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