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How Does Weather Affect US Cattlemen?
A wealth of data is giving US plains graziers a robust insight into how weather and season timings affect weed growth, stocking rate choices and their business. ...
Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle
Maximising a long growing season should be high on a grazier's ambitions in Georgia. The following article looks at ways to achieve good usage. ...
Schmallenberg Virus And its French Effect
A team of French scientists have analysed farm records to assess how Schmallenberg virus spread across the country....
Milk Prices: How to Deal With Volatility
Current market trends mean mistakes now could be very costly, Ireland's dairy farmers are being warned....
What Farm Animal Is the Most Environmentally Damaging?
Beef production is the most damaging for the environment, followed by pork, with poultry having the smallest impact, a wealth of studies show. ...
Has the Last Dairy Trade Provided Stability?
Global dairy trade results applied the breaks to a free falling market last week. Dairy Australia analysts analyse the latest result and discuss other big talking point in Europe and the US. ...
EBBE - Managing Cows and Heat Detection
As well as an appropriate heat detection system, housing, feed intake and stress all play a part in cow fertility, according to the European Board of Bovine Experts. ...
Why is Everyone Talking About Mycotoxins?
While mycotoxins are nothing new, the damage posed by them to cattle is recently becoming apparent, warns a Scottish nutritionist....
How Will Cattle Prices Affect Steak, Burger Prices?
High cattle prices are common knowledge but the effect of record livestock values on the retail end is a bit more of a secret....
Making Dry Off Count: Combating Mastitis
Antibiotic dry cow treatments and internal teat sealants are 'valuable tools' to fight mastitis in high risk herds, New Zealand farmers are being told. ...
Colostrum as a Communication Vehicle Between Dam and Calf
Understanding the effect hormones and antibodies have on calf performance does have unknowns but what is clear is the huge potential in productivity from unlocking optimal colostrum feeding....
What Has Russian Ban Done to Brazil's Cattle Trade?
Strong demand from Russia has supported record Brazilian cattle prices, with demand to rise from China over the next six months. ...
Putting on Pounds: Consider Creep Feed
While normally not a big fan of creep feeding, a Kentucky beef expert sees this year as an opportunity to feed before weaning. ...
Avoiding Respiratory Problems During Winter Housing
Preventative action against pneumonia is well worth it, farmers about to house cattle for winter are being advised. ...
36 Per Cent More Milk By 2024: Why and How?
In ten years the amount of milk we need to produce must increase by over one third, says food packaging and processing multinational Tetrapak....
 
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