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Moonlight Feeding Equals Daytime Calving

January 11, 2017 - Sipping hot coffee and firing-up your tractor to the sound of a crowing rooster certainly seems ambitious (and quite cinematic). Regardless of your morning routine, studies show that serving cows a sunset supper instead of a morning breakfast will make a ranchers life a bit easier. Feeding gestating cattle in the evening dramatically increases their likelihood of calving during the daytime...
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