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Interpreting Grazing Behavior
Livestock producers can use their observations of grazing behavior to gauge the amount and quality of forage being consumed. This publication explains how grazing animals eat, when and where they graze, and how forage ...
Forage Quality and Quantity in Texas: Managing Nutrition in Range Beef Cattle
This publication provides beef producers with information on managing a nutrition program for range beef cattle. It discusses forage needs, body condition, crude protein and digestibiity of forage in the various areas of ...
Forage Quality Photo Guide
The relationship between forage quality and the physical appearance of feces of grazing cattle is explained. Four photographs provide a quick and easy visual reference for evaluating the diet quality of grazing beef cattle.
Livestock Grazing Distribution: Considerations and Management
This publication explains the factors affecting livestock grazing distribution and discusses ways to improve it. It also reports the results of a study that used Global Positioning System collars to pinpoint the movement ...
Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning
Nitrate and prussic acid poisoning in cattle are noninfectious conditions that can kill livestock. This publication explains the causes and symptoms of these conditions as well as preventive measures and sampling and testing ...
Forages for Beef Cattle
Pasture forages for beef cattle are of five types--warm-season perennials, warm-season annuals, cool-season annuals, cool-season perennials and legumes. This publication discusses the five types and proposes a year-round ...