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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Back to the Basics of Bunk Management

USDA photo by Brian Prechtel. Despite today’s new technologies and advancements, the basic principle of sound bunk management continues to resurface as a successful strategy to enhance profitability. Through his article in Progressive Cattleman, Chad Howlett describes feeding cattle as not … Continue reading

Beat the Summer Heat!

Sunshine, warm weather, green grass, blue skies, flowers, butterflies… What’s not to like? Fans help this herd beat the heat while they eat! Well, if cows could talk, they’d have no problem answering that question. Hot summer months often take a … Continue reading

Get the Skinny on Feed Loss Prevention

The goal of every dairy is profitability so most producers regularly evaluate their operations to find ways to reduce input costs. In these evaluations, one cost is frequently overlooked despite its significant impact on the bottom line. Here are a … Continue reading