OSU Beef Extension provides a variety of programs and resources for beef cattle producers.
Receiving & Feedlot
With user-supplied data, the program is aimed to help wheat stocker producer’s project economic profitability of their wheat stocker enterprises.
Wheat stocker producers can learn to predict the best time to stop grazing winter wheat and understand how to interpret the results.
A summary of how EPDs are used in selection for purebred and commercial herds and how to calculate pedigree EPDs.
Facts about the value and cost of gain and supplement effect on forage utilization.
Data on animal health dating back to 1990 through 2005 regarding feedlot and carcass performance.
Fed cattle price comparisons by alternative marketing arrangements during the twelve-year (2001-2013) period of implementing mandatory price reporting.
An explanation of the relationship of animal health and welfare to the environmental impact, economic viability and beef sustainability.
The effects from preconditioning calves related to sickness, performance and carcass traits in the beef.