Cattle Farming for Beginners

There is something romantic about the idea of owning a large herd of cattle. Seeing yourself living off livestock you raised seems ideal. However, cattle farming for beginners is not for the faint of heart.  Before you buy your first head of cattle, research needs to...

Feedlot Cattle and Winter Management

When winter months are on the horizon, it is critical to consider the needs of feedlot cattle and the winter management of your herd. Do you have adequate preparation for the winter months for your animals? Are proper shelter and winter feeding preparations in place?...

Feeding Beef Cattle: The Basics

Raising and feeding beef cattle can be a risky business. Though the United States remains the leader in beef production globally, per capita consumption has fallen since the 1970s from 70 pounds per capita to 55. Many beef feeding companies are not adapted to...

Managing Herd Nutrition with Dairy Cattle Feed

When it comes to producing a healthy herd, dairy cattle feed is the number one priority of any dairy owner. Taking care of this core element will help to ensure top-quality dairy output. A great diet can also improve the quality and yield of your milk, boosting...

Essential Oils and Cattle

We bet you’ve never heard “essential oils and cattle” used in the same sentence. More and more in agriculture, scientists find that what’s good for the goose (humans) may also be good for the gander (livestock) when it comes to the use of essential oils. Essential...