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Rate your cows to ensure they're in the best shape possible.
You want to make sure cows are getting the right nutrition – especially before they calve. Body condition scoring is a helpful re-breeding management tool. Rick Rasby is a beef cattle...
These supplements are manufactured by heating up molasses and then cooling it into a very hard block that can only be licked, providing additional protein, vitamins and minerals to grazing herds.
Getting a range cow to leave the comforts of an adjacent riparian area to reside in more rugged terrain and graze on lower quality forage has always been a challenge for cow/calf operations. However...
A popular option for small farms
The very first calf I raised in 4-H was a Charolais heifer named Mandy. I was eleven-years-old. Mandy was little when I got her, but she grew a lot bigger by show time – and I didn’t....
Rustlers take note as cattle prices stay high.
Cattle theft has continued to increase as market prices have risen in conjunction with the drought, according to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. With a single animal worth from...
The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on you to help them stay cool when temperatures rise.
Learn how to manage your cow herd this summer and what you can do to prevent heat stress.
Learn about the Belted Galloway breed and why they may be a good addition to your small farm.
Keep your livestock away from these pesky weeds.
Reference these tips for healthy cows and calves this spring.
On Friday night I went with Bob to the vet clinic to watch him perform a c-section on a cow. Often these procedures are done in the field, but this cow was brought to the clinic and able to walk into...