Cooperative Extension Suggests Tips For Cattle Winter Management – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 2/3/2020 at 3:35pm
Editor’s Note: The following comes from Addison Bradley, the livestock agent with the Transylvania County Cooperative Extension.
Winter nutrition and management have many focal points, but there are a few management decisions all cattle producers should place on their “to-do” list. Most spring calving herds look at winter as a time to prepare cowherds for calving, early milk production and breeding seasons. Fall-calving cows are in full lactation and breeding in addition to maintaining body weight during times of environmental stress.
In both production scenarios, bridging the gap...