Category Archives: Livestock

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Benefits of Creep Feeding Calves

While there’s no silver bullet to consistent pricing or guaranteed premiums, creep feeding calves is one management tool you can use to make your calves more marketable, and in turn, put more dollars in your pocket. Today, our friends at Cargill share their expertise on livestock. Read on to find out how creep feeding could crank up the dial on raising calves.

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Fly Control: How to Get Rid of Flies Around Your Home and Farm

Shoo, Fly! Don’t bother me! During the Summer and early Fall, flies are a nuisance to you, your guests, your pets, and livestock. There are tons of tips and tricks to getting rid of these pests including home remedies and products made specifically for fly control. Find out how to get flies out of your home or barn and keep them out.

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Feed It Forward™ Program Aims to Give Back

Animals change lives. That’s what the team at the Nutrena brand believes, and that’s why they have created Feed It Forward, a giving program to help organizations that share their belief in the life-changing bond between animals and people. The Feed It Forward program is offering grants to qualifying organizations, raising awareness for their amazing work, and continuing efforts to help animals in immediate need in disaster-struck areas.

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Fencing 101: Basics for Your Farm

Proper fencing is essential on the farm; keeping livestock in, pests out. With so many options to choose from, it can be tough to find the right fencing for your project. The information below will help you choose the right fencing for you and give you some tips and tricks for installation.

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Mineral Supplements Your Dairy and Beef Cattle May Need

Like us, cattle get the protein and nutrients they need from their feed and forage. Many times throughout the year, feed and forage just aren’t enough to get proper cattle nutrition. Mineral and protein supplements are like multivitamins for cows. Both beef and dairy cattle need mineral supplements throughout the year. Find out when you should supplement minerals, like magnesium and phosphorus, and the benefits of adding a supplement to your herd’s diet.

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