Nutrient Requirements after Calving

March 7, 2016 0
By Marty New Calving season has started for some and will be starting for other producers relatively soon. Nutritional management of the cow herd is more important during the periods of late gestation and early […]

Oklahoma State Parks: Greenleaf State Park

March 4, 2016 0
By Laci Jones With one way in and one way out, Greenleaf State Park, located near Braggs, Okla., is considered one of the first seven Oklahoma state parks. Steve Evans, state park naturalist at Greenleaf […]

Playing with Fire

March 2, 2016 0
By Laci Jones The smell of fire fills the air. It is that time of year again—prescribed burning. Prescribed burning is a management practice for landowners to safely reduce excess amounts of brush, shrubs and […]

Oklahoma Youth Expo Impact

February 29, 2016 0
Oklahoma City spring show teaches life skills and builds leaders By Lisa Bryant The anticipation built all winter. While classmates planned spring break vacations, nothing compared to the excitement of preparing for the Oklahoma Junior […]

Lameness in the Horse

February 26, 2016 0
By Lauren Lamb Every horse owner dreads the day they go out to ride or exercise their horse and notice that their equine athlete is lame. For a horse owner, this can create multiple questions […]

Why Body Condition is Important in the Cow Herd

February 24, 2016 0
By Marty New Body condition scores of beef cows at the time of calving have the greatest impact on subsequent rebreeding performance. One of the major constraints in the improvement of reproductive efficiency is the […]

Colostrum: A Good Start to Life

February 22, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth During the final weeks of pregnancy, cows begin to develop the first milk. This first milk that the calf will ingest is called colostrum. Colostrum is high in fat and protein which […]

March 2016 Profile – Bradley Chance Hays

February 22, 2016 0
Son of the State: Bradley Chance Hays By Laci Jones Roper. Artist. Trainer. Bradley Chance Hays is a man of many talents. Hays was born in Tulsa in 1985. Growing up, he had the opportunity […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Tall Fescue

February 17, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Tall fescue is an introduced cool-season perennial grass. It grows about 19 to 48 inches tall and sometimes has rhizomes. Tall fescue was brought to the U.S. from Europe during the […]

Pregnancy Toxemia in Goats

February 14, 2016 0
By Laci Jones With spring approaching, so does kidding season. Goat owners prepare for the expected including late nights and assisted births. However, preparing for the unexpected including diseases may be challenging. Pregnancy toxemia, also […]
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