Month: January 2017

Herd Data and Trade Uncertainty for Beef Markets: Do You Have a what-if Plan?

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. There’s little doubt the deep market losses experienced through most of 2016 stung many North American cattle producers, but any slowdown in cattle production at this point is likely to be minimal. As most readers likely remember, last year’s cattle inventory report from the USDA pegged …

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Guidelines for Feeding and Caring for Horses in Winter Weather

By Matt McMillan, Ph.D., Equine Nutritionist, Hi-Pro Feeds As winter weather approaches, temperatures will begin to fall with the possibilities of rain, snow, ice, and wind. Because of these environmental changes, increased management will be necessary to maintain the well-being and overall general health of the horse through increased feeding practices, as well as making …

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