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Feb
10
The effects of grass-fed beef on palate and pocketbook

The effects of grass-fed beef on palate and pocketbook

The high-points: * Grass-feeding cattle is a common management style in many parts of the US, including producers selling to specialty
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Feb
10
Smartwatches, smart cars, smart ranching?

Smartwatches, smart cars, smart ranching?

What you need to know: You may have heard the term "smart" used to describe things like cars (i.e.
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Feb
10
Could it really be the magic ingredient?

Could it really be the magic ingredient?

What you need to know: A TMR, or total mixed ration [https://extension.umn.edu/dairy-milking-cows/feeding-total-mixed-rations#:~:text=Feeding%20a%
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Feb
10
Sexed semen: historical impact and future opportunity

Sexed semen: historical impact and future opportunity

TL;DR: * Nearly 20 years of commercial sexed-semen use. * The "beef-on-dairy" matings, dairy cows bred with beef semen, have increased
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Feb
10
Everything in moderation

Everything in moderation

TL;DR: * The goal to decrease inputs has driven the cow/calf industry towards selecting more moderate-framed females. * Selecting for
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Feb
10

What's in your wallet ration?

TL;DR: * Mycotoxins are byproducts of fungi, which can show up in feeds * Mycotoxins were fed to beef steers for
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Feb
10

Reviewing Rumensin for Ranches?

TL;DR: * Ionophores are vital to the efficiency that we see in feedlots. * Using these direct-fed antimicrobials can decrease the
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Feb
10

A win-win, but the punchline is a little corny

TL;DR: * A simple answer to increasing feed conversion rate may be using different corn varieties in cattle rations. * Animals
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Feb
10

The long and short of fescue toxicity

TL;DR: * Fescue toxicity has symptoms of restricted blood flow and reduced performance, like feed intake. * Pregnant Charolais and Hereford
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Feb
10

"Oof, my hoof."

TL;DR: * Digital dermatitis is the infection and inflammation of the hooves of cattle. * The timing of the infection was
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