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Cattle Management in Winter & Early Spring

Friday, January 27, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, recommends the important first steps for producers to ensure newborn calves get off to a good start.
  • Paul Beck, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, explains the best cattle management strategies when dealing with extremely cold temperatures, and he has information on bloat.
  • Rosslyn Biggs, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, says it’s important for producers to have a cattle fetal program in place with spring calving on the way.
  • Dave Lalman, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, explains why herds could be dealing with vitamin A deficiencies this year.
  • Brian Freking, OSU Extension Southeast area livestock specialist, discusses low-stress cattle management.
  • Finally, Barry Whitworth, OSU Southeast area food and animal quality health specialist, discusses how the cold weather impacts livestock, and then gives a look at a calving simulator.


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