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Prussic acid and nitrate poisoning are concerns after a light frost
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Cooler temperatures are coming into Oklahoma about three weeks ahead of what is typical for late October and early November, meaning temperatures could stress certain forage plants and make them potentially toxic to livestock.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
A few tips about how many heifers to keep
PURCELL, Oklahoma – Experienced cow-calf producers know firsthand the constant challenge in evaluating the number of replacement heifers that must be developed or purchased to bring into the herd each year.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers
STILLWATER, Okla. – A few simple steps can help cattle producers become more effective in battling respiratory disease in their herd, get full value of any vaccine they purchase and possibly increase their operational profit in the process.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
A cow’s bad temperament can result in poor profits
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – October is a traditional weaning and culling time for spring-calving herds, meaning producers need to decide which cows no longer are helpful to the operation and which heifer calves will be kept for future replacements.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Awareness and record-keeping important to ensuring well-being of elderly horses
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Improvements in health care and nutrition have increased the lifespan of horses and their number of useful years, but management decisions about an elderly equine’s well-being remain a largely individualized focus.
Located in Division News / Premier News
Greenhouse gas emissions from beef production only 1.9 percent of U.S. total
STILLWATER, Okla. – When it comes to protecting the environment, blaming greenhouse gas emission problems on beef cattle or people who like a good steak is a claim that has little basis in fact.
Located in Division News / Premier News / 2016
Get ready for fall-calving now
STILLWATER, Okla. – Fall-calving season is just around the corner, and that means cow-calf producers should be taking care of the cattle operation version of a “honey-do list.”
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Calculating winter feed costs for cows
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cow-calf producers calculating likely winter feed costs need to take into account the importance of estimating forage usage by cows.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Rancher’s generosity to promote ‘far-reaching impact’ through construction of new OSU equine center
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University students and Oklahoma horse enthusiasts will soon reap the benefits of a new state-of-the-art equine teaching center, thanks to Linda Cline’s passion for equine students and desire to honor her late husband.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Cow-calf producers should be cautious of twin births
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University recommends cow-calf producers write down calf numbers of twin births while the animals are still nursing the cow, and to never retain a heifer as a replacement female is she is born as a twin to a bull.
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