LIVESTOCK http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Manitoba Government Helps Producers Hit By High Feed Costs http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs <div class="field-deck"> They can apply for funds online </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some Manitoba, Canada, livestock producers will receive forage shortfall assistance from the government’s AgriRecovery Initiative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs#comments LIVESTOCK Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 28641 at http://hayandforage.com Soy Hulls Equal Corn For Late-Lactation Cows http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/soy-hulls-equal-corn-late-lactation-cows <div class="field-deck"> Cow performance was not affected </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pelleted soybean hulls can replace corn in late-lactation cows’ diets without affecting their performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/soy-hulls-equal-corn-late-lactation-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/soy-hulls-equal-corn-late-lactation-cows#comments Dairy/Forage Nutrition Dairy-Forage Nutrition Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:22:00 +0000 28301 at http://hayandforage.com Added Methionine Boosts Steer Gains http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/added-methionine-boosts-steer-gains <div class="field-deck"> Mixing supplement with medium-quality hay can help increase Holsteins' weight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mixing supplement with medium-quality hay can help increase Holsteins' weight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/added-methionine-boosts-steer-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/added-methionine-boosts-steer-gains#comments Dairy/Forage Nutrition Dairy-Forage Nutrition Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:14:00 +0000 28291 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Mixing methionine with medium-quaiity hay will help dairy steers gain weight, recent research is showing.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Extruded Soybean Meal Adds Milk http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/extruded-soybean-meal-adds-milk <div class="field-deck"> Feed intake also went up in Holsteins </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Penn State University researchers fed extruded instead of solvent-extracted soybean meal to Holstein cows, feed intake and milk production went up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/extruded-soybean-meal-adds-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/extruded-soybean-meal-adds-milk#comments Dairy/Forage Nutrition Dairy-Forage Nutrition Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:08:00 +0000 28281 at http://hayandforage.com Outwintering Works In Northern Climate http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/outwintering-works-northern-climate <div class="field-deck"> Dairy cows wintered outdoors on bedded packs fared as well as housed animals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy cows outwintered on bedded packs fared as well as cows housed in an open-front, compost-bedded barn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/outwintering-works-northern-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/dairyforage-nutrition/outwintering-works-northern-climate#comments Dairy/Forage Nutrition Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:59:00 +0000 28271 at http://hayandforage.com Drought Increases Need For Horse Hay Drive http://hayandforage.com/horses/drought-increases-need-horse-hay-drive <div class="field-deck"> More Western horses neglected as hay prices rise </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Continued drought in the West has increased hay prices, leading to an increased number of neglected, hungry horses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/horses/drought-increases-need-horse-hay-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/horses/drought-increases-need-horse-hay-drive#comments Horses Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 27591 at http://hayandforage.com Scout Hayfields For Ergot Fungus http://hayandforage.com/livestock/scout-hayfields-ergot-fungus <div class="field-deck"> It’s been found for second year in Missouri </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Producers should check hayfields and pastures for ergot infestations. The toxic fungus can be lethal to livestock. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/livestock/scout-hayfields-ergot-fungus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/livestock/scout-hayfields-ergot-fungus#comments LIVESTOCK Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:00 +0000 26541 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Ergot bodies on seed heads look like mouse droppings.</p> Photo: MU Extension Washington Horse Hay Donations Sought http://hayandforage.com/horses/washington-horse-hay-donations-sought <div class="field-deck"> Feed goes to relinquished animals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Adopt-a-Horse Program in Washington's Clark County is seeking forage donations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/horses/washington-horse-hay-donations-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/horses/washington-horse-hay-donations-sought#comments Horses Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:36:00 +0000 26401 at http://hayandforage.com Making Hay: When Does It Pay For Livestock Producers? http://hayandforage.com/hay/making-hay-when-does-it-pay-livestock-producers <div class="field-deck"> Extension ag specialist offers pro-and-con checklist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This checklist can help beef and dairy producers trying to decide whether to grow their own hay. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/making-hay-when-does-it-pay-livestock-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/making-hay-when-does-it-pay-livestock-producers#comments HAY LIVESTOCK Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:05:00 +0000 26381 at http://hayandforage.com Drought, Hay-Price Hikes Hurt Beef Herds http://hayandforage.com/beef/drought-hay-price-hikes-hurt-beef-herds <div class="field-deck"> California cattlemen cull; growers with water make hay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drought and high hay prices have forced some California beef producers to severely cull herds while neighboring hay growers with available water are having a banner year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/beef/drought-hay-price-hikes-hurt-beef-herds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/beef/drought-hay-price-hikes-hurt-beef-herds#comments Beef MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:31:00 +0000 26331 at http://hayandforage.com <p>These California cattle were supplemented with hay during drought.</p> Photo: Fae Holin