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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.

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