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Acreage Guide and Table

The diagram below can be used to calculate the number of rods required to enclose fields of various sizes. These are suggested guidelines using the square area to be fenced.  http://www.redbrand.com/FenceBasics/AcreageGuideAndTable.aspx   1 rod = 16 1/2 ft. 10 rods = 165 ft. 20 rods = 330 ft. 1/4 mile = 1,320 ft. or 80 [...]

Dealing with parasites

A note from the Author: I’m not much of a scientist. While I was trained in science, I am, for the most part, just an observer of nature. 28 more words via Practical Advice for Dealing With Parasites — On Pasture

Cattle Calculator Helps You Schedule Reproduction, Track Performance and MORE! — On Pasture

In livestock production, we live with the consequences of yesterdays decisions today, sometimes from choices made months if not years in the past. This simple truth supports the philosophy that diligent time management and planning yield the best result(s). 22 more words via Cattle Calculator Helps You Schedule Reproduction, Track Performance and MORE! — On Pasture

Winter Electric Fence Solutions — On Pasture

The use of Electric Fence in the winter is fast becoming a solution for controlling livestock. Some use it for winter grazing practices, some use it to protect haystacks from both livestock and wildlife. Others use it for a quick fix all through the winter and early spring, not to mention using normal range fences.… via [...]

Cow Nutrition requirements calving to breeding

Thanks to South Dakota State Extension for this article! Nutritional management of the cow herd is more important during the periods of late pregnancy and early lactation than any other time in the annual production cycle. “Nutrition has a huge impact on the performance of both the cow and the newborn calf,” said Ken Olson,… via [...]

Heads Up On Irrigating and poisonous flora as We approach Into Fall

A query on irrigating pasture changed into added up last week. Right here in Indiana, there are generally only quantities of 3 months where moisture can be missing which includes July, August, and September. The primary question to don't forget is the water source. It will take a excellent one. One acre inch of water [...]
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