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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

Using Alternative Feedstuffs

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

David Bohnert | Sep 2019 | Educational Document

Weaning Management of Beef Calves

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.

Barbi Riggs, Chad Mueller, Reinaldo Cooke | Sep 2019 | Educational Document

Management Guide for Beef Cattle

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.

David Bohnert, Dustin Johnson | Sep 2019 | Educational Document

BNW Sending Calves to the Feedyard

This document describes Beef Northwest Feeders recommendations on best practices for preparing your calves for the feedlot environment.

Chris Schachtschneider | Oct 2018 | 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

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