Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Recently, Escambia County was fortunate enough to host our local livestock show. During the weeks leading up to the show, there was a lot of discussion among parents and show personnel about issues youth had experienced with their animals, including bloat, weight...
Don’t Forget About the Bulls – Pre-Breeding Management

Don’t Forget About the Bulls – Pre-Breeding Management

– The relatively mild winter climate in the Deep South offers cattlemen a fairly wide range of options in relation to the timing of successful breeding/calving seasons. The variation in systems makes the timing of this article a bit tricky, but there are a lot...
Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

  – Everything from variety selection to timing of planting and fertilizer rates impact the yields and productivity of your cool-season forages.  Dr. Ann Blount and her team of forage specialists at UF/IFAS Extension develop a set of recommendations...