6 tips for winter herd management
Most spring-calving herds look at winter as a time to prepare cow herds for calving, early milk production and the breeding season. Fall-calving cows are in full lactation and breeding in addition to maintaining body weight under times of environmental stress. In both production scenarios, the gap between fall and green grass is a time to implement management and nutritional plans that will reduce costs, increase efficiency and create more profits.
Winter nutrition and management has many focal points, but there are a few management decisions all cattle producers should place on their to-do lists. Check out these tips from Progressive Cattle to keep you on track.