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Raising Cattle

A resource area for learning more about raising cattle.

Pre-Calving & Calving

Spring calving is just around the corner, providing the promise of a...
Listen to the radio program on spotting the signs of a cow in labor.

Taking Care of Your Calves

Calving and re-breeding can be a challenge. These tips will help.
Paying attention to these details really pays off when it’s time to...

Getting started

An Idaho ranch raise cattle with a gentle nature despite their looks.
With so many breeds available, how do you choose which is best for...

Feeding and grazing

Rotational grazing benefits both your pastures and your herd.
Proactive fly control, water access, and a supplementation program...

Handling your herd

Expectations of tight beef cattle supplies and strong demand push...
Electric fencing may be the most important tool a livestock producer...

Healthy herds

When the temperatures soar, keep a close eye on your cattle. If you...
Warm nights don't give cattle time to cool down from hot days