Fall…Now Is The Time Improve Cow Condition?

By Justin Waggoner, Beef Systems Specialist, Garden City

KSU BeefTips – As the forage in our pastures becomes more brown than green in appearance it is not uncommon to notice a few thin cows within the herd. As forage quality declines in late Summer/Fall it can be difficult for some cows to maintain body condition, especially young cows (first or second calf) or those with relatively high lactation potential. However, the best time to improve cow body condition on Spring-calving cows is post-weaning during the Fall. Continue Reading

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