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Reproductive management of the cowherd

Sound reproductive management of the cowherd, using proven methods, is required to accomplish this goal in a manner that is economically efficient and sustains the natural resources of the ranch.

Shelby Filley, Reinaldo Cooke | Sep 2019 | Publication

Stress and the Immune System

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.

Sep 2019 | Educational Document

Protein Nutrition for Cattle

This article will provide some basic concepts associated with protein nutrition in cattle, aiming to help beef producers on detecting and designing nutritional strategies to enhance cattle performance and, consequently, productivity and profitability of beef operations.

Bruno I. Cappellozza | Sep 2019 | Educational Document

Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Beef Cattle

This article will address some of the advantages and disadvantages of AI, and review the most common estrus synchronization protocols that are currently available to producers.

Reinaldo Cooke, Guilherme H. L. Marquezini | Oct 2018 | Publication

Temperament and Performance of Beef Cattle

For over a century, the word temperament has been used to define the fear-related behavioral responses of cattle when exposed to human handling. As cattle temperament worsens, their response to human contact or any other handling procedures becomes more excitable. Within the beef cattle industry, producers select cattle for temperament primarily for safety reasons. However, recent ...

Reinaldo Cooke | Oct 2018 | Educational Document

Overview of the Cattle Immune System

This article will provide basic information regarding health management and the immune system of cattle.

Reinaldo Cooke | Oct 2018 | Publication

Grass Seed Straw as a Forage Source for Beef Cattle

A byproduct of grass seed production is straw (residue remaining after grass seed has been harvested). While grass seed straw is generally a low-quality forage source, the ruminant animal and its microbial population can utilize it with proper nutritional management.

David Bohnert, Mike Mehren, Carl Hunt | Oct 2018 | Publication

Energy Nutrition for Cattle

Energy is the potential to perform work. In cattle, this “work” means the body functions required to keep the animal alive and also functions associated with production, such as growth, lactation, and reproduction. Energy requirements of cattle depend mainly on age, sex, body size, physiological state, and environment. To meet their energy requirements, cattle rely on intake of...

Reinaldo Cooke | Oct 2018 | Publication

Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle - Breeding Cattle

This appendix is associated with the publication "Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle." It contains a table of requirements for breeding cattle.

Shelby Filley | Oct 2018 | Publication

Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle - Growing and Finishing Cattle

This appendix is associated with the publication "Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle." It contains requirements for growing and finishing cattle.

Shelby Filley | Oct 2018 | Publication