Simplistic ways to improve your pasture you need to know
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
5d ago
Maintaining your pasture during the summer is a crucial task that requires your diligent attention. In a matter of minutes, it can transition from adequate moisture to extremely dry. As a manager, your role is pivotal in preventing your pasture from suffering too much. Though I don’t know how it is where you are in […] The post Simplistic ways to improve your pasture you need to know appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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Get your pasture summer ready in 4 surprisingly easy steps
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1w ago
Having a good summer pasture management plan can save you many headaches later on. It will allow you to put out potential fires, not literally, before they occur. As the days begin getting longer, now is the time to get that plan figured out and put into place. Early planning not only helps you stay […] The post Get your pasture summer ready in 4 surprisingly easy steps appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to actually handle 4 common summer cattle diseases
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
2w ago
It is never good when your cattle suffer from diseases. They can reduce your performance and increase your expenses. Many health problems can be effectively managed if detected early. This not only helps prevent or minimize losses but also empowers you, the cattle owner, to take proactive steps to prevent their recurrence or spread. Remember, […] The post How to actually handle 4 common summer cattle diseases appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to actually measure pasture forage intake of livestock
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
3w ago
As esteemed cattle producers, your expertise is invaluable in understanding the critical role of measuring pasture forage intake. Your knowledge and experience in properly assessing the amount of forage consumed by grazing animals is essential to optimizing their nutrition and overall well-being. It allows us to make informed decisions about grazing management, pasture utilization, and […] The post How to actually measure pasture forage intake of livestock appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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The practical guide on how to actually control cedar
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
Cedar, more accurately known as juniper, can be tricky to control. It is a very aggressive woody plant that grows here in Texas as well as in other places. It is often considered invasive because, if left unchecked, it can quickly take over a pasture, choking out any grass growth. Along with quickly taking over […] The post The practical guide on how to actually control cedar appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to choose the best mineral supplement possible
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
Using a mineral supplement is one of cattle management’s most important yet overlooked parts. Sure, we all are concerned with the amount of protein or energy we are getting, but what about meeting their mineral needs? Though cattle need minimal mineral supplements, this can significantly affect their overall production and well-being. Selecting the correct mineral […] The post How to choose the best mineral supplement possible appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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Simple way to determine the worth of a hay bale
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
Using a hay bale to supplement your cattle is a tried-and-true method that many producers use. It is reasonably priced compared to other feedstuffs, though the quality can vary depending on many factors. While using a hay bale, many people tend to look at the upfront cost. While this may be good initially, it is […] The post Simple way to determine the worth of a hay bale appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to choose a stunning fence the right way
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
There is one constant in the livestock industry: If you have animals, you will have to build a fence. Fencing is a barrier to keeping your animals where you want them and keeping predators out. It has been said that good fences make good neighbors, and that is undoubtedly true. As a responsible animal caretaker, […] The post How to choose a stunning fence the right way appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to be better at dealing with pinkeye in cattle
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
Pinkeye is a very common as well as a highly contagious disease in cattle. Once it shows up, if you do not take proper steps immediately, it can quickly affect all of your cattle. It can occur year-round, but it is mainly a seasonal affliction. This disease usually increases in spring, peaks during summer, and […] The post How to be better at dealing with pinkeye in cattle appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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How to actually decipher the disinformation about sulfur blocks
West Texas Livestock Growers Blog
by Robert Malmstrom
1M ago
Sulfur salt blocks have generated a love/hate relationship among many cattlemen. Some love them and swear by them, while others feel they are a waste of money. It can be a bit of a headache to understand either side truly. The ones who love them say that it helps with external parasite control. While sulfur […] The post How to actually decipher the disinformation about sulfur blocks appeared first on West Texas Livestock Growers ..read more
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