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Common Beef Breeds of Oregon

Sep 2019
With the wide range of beef cattle breeds utilized in the United States, it can be difficult to choose the right breed for each operation. Additionally, the diverse climate, landscape and feed availability seen throughout Oregon further complicate this decision.

Educational Document

Stress and the Immune System

Sep 2019
This article will provide information regarding the effects of stress on health and immune system, as well as feasible strategies that may be adopted by beef producers to prevent stress-related diseases in the herd.

Educational Document

Alfalfa for Beef Cattle

Sep 2019
Alfalfa is well known as an excellent source of protein and energy for beef cattle. A beef cow needs high energy hay to regain body weight after calving, produce milk for her calf, and rebreed in 40 to 90 days after calving.

By Mylen Bohle, David Hannaway | Educational Document

Using Alternative Feedstuffs

Sep 2019
Producers should routinely evaluate alternative feedstuffs as a means to supplement existing forage resources and reduce feed costs.

By David Bohnert | Educational Document

Weaning Management of Beef Calves

Sep 2019
From an industry perspective, how we manage our calf crop, pre-weaning, at weaning, and post-weaning, can have dramatic effects on economic viability, consumer acceptance and end-product quality.

By Barbi Riggs, Chad Mueller, Reinaldo Cooke | Educational Document

Management Guide for Beef Cattle

Sep 2019
The objective of this article is to provide SUGGESTED management guidelines for cow-calf producers. We encourage producers to evaluate their individual operation(s) and use these guidelines to determine a system that works best for their ranch, environment, and facilities.

By David Bohnert, Dustin Johnson | Educational Document

Body Condition Scoring: Monitoring the Beef Cows Energy Reserves

Sep 2019
Monitoring body condition is a management tool for evaluating the nutritional status and energy reserves of beef cattle.

Educational Document

Beef Cattle Collection

Aug 2019
A list of topics and resources for beef cattle producers

By Shelby Filley | Collection

Services - Livestock Auction, Scales, and Marketing

Aug 2019
A collection of items concerning livestock auctions, scales, and marketing.

Collection