Management Considerations for Wintering the Cow Herd and Preparing for the Next Grazing Season

Supporting Documents Adobe Acrobat Format

Powerpointâ„¢ Slides from Dr. Ron Lemenager Presentation
Powerpointâ„¢ Slides from Dr. Keith Johnson Presentation
Body Condition Scoring (VIDEO)
Inventory hay and other feed resources
Analyze feeds for nutrient profile
Forage Sampling
Pregnancy checking, culling and marketing cows
Divide cow herd into management and nutritional groups
By-Product Feed Profiles
Alternative supplementation strategies
Limit feeding of hay
Minimize hay waste
Adjust rations for "cold stress"
 

Video Presentations

Management Considerations for Wintering the Cow Herd
Presented by Dr. Ron Lemenager, Beef Extension Specialist, Purdue University.
Presented December 16, 2010
 
Rejuvenating Forages Following a Difficult Growing Season

Presented by Dr. Keith Johnson, Forage Specialist, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University.
Presented December 16, 2010