Someone Has To Put The Experts' Advice To Work

Marshall, Troy
May 2013
Beef Expert Blog;5/16/2013, p5
Blog Entry
The author reflects on the lessons he learned from his cattle operation. He cites the value of consulting the experts in areas that are new to him. He relates that the drought has encouraged him to try a lot of things such as drylotting cows. From a discussion with a veterinarian, he learned that cows should be bedded to avoid scour issues caused by certain bacteria. He also realized the stress/happiness issues which accompany a limit-feeding environment.


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