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Four-page publication provides practical management guidelines for producers on how to care for cattle in cold weather.
February 23, 2021
While cold stress can’t be completely eliminated for cattle housed in typical outdoor facilities in the Midwest, a new publication from Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University describes management practices to reduce the impact of cold stress on your herd.
ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell, one of the authors, says being prepared and knowing how to deal with extreme cold situations is vital. "Extreme cold can be detrimental to the well-being of beef cattle herds. This four-page fact sheet provides practical management guidelines for producers on how to care for their cattle in cold weather."
The content is organized into six categories:
The publication, Caring for Cow Herds During Cold Weather, IBC 143 is available as a free pdf download on the Iowa State Extension Store.
Source: Iowa Beef Center, which is responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and its subsidiaries aren't responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.
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