Winter supplementation often consists of a protein supplement, but that protein is not always the limiting nutrient. Let’s explore protein and energy supplementation, how to know which is the limiting nutrient and when to feed it.
Benefits of planned breeding seasons have been shown by previous research with both a fall and winter calving herd of F1 Brahman/Hereford cows at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton.
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As a starting place, it is important to look at the “average” cow herd to understand how many cows are in each age category
Winter hay needs will vary dramatically from place to place. Drought areas will provide much less standing forage in pastures than those areas that have had adequate moisture this fall.
The determination is made by comparing the expected performance of potential purchases and calculating production values.
Purchased feed is a large part of a ranch budget and has a significant effect on profit. Because of its significance, successful producers man…