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Baby, it’s HOT outside! For Calves, Too!

June 13, 2022

Temperature Humidity Index (THI) calculates the effects of both temperature and humidity. As we say in Wisconsin on those days when it’s miserable to be outside, “it’s not the heat, […]

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DDGS Breakeven Price in Swine Diets for June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

  Price Corn $7.00/bu Corn $7.25/bu Corn $7.50/bu Corn $7.75/bu Corn $8.00/bu SBM $400/ton $254 $260 $266 $272 $278 SBM $425/ton $266 $272 $278 $283 $289 SBM $450/ton $277 $283 […]

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May 2022 Cattle Projections

May 20, 2022

May 2022 Cattle Projections Feedlot projections continue to be tight pending your feed inventory and month of finish. Increasing fuel and cost of operations has led to an increase in […]

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Rumen Health During the Transition Period

May 5, 2022

Seventy-five percent of dairy cow health disorders such as displaced abomasum (DA), metritis, and retained placenta (RP) happen in the first 30 days of lactation. The onset of lactation puts […]

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DDGS Breakeven Price in Swine Diets for May 2, 2022

May 2, 2022

Price Corn $7.50/bu Corn $7.75/bu Corn $8.00/bu Corn $8.25/bu Corn $8.50/bu SBM $400/ton $266 $272 $278 $284 $290 SBM $425/ton $278 $283 $289 $295 $301 SBM $450/ton $289 $294 $300 […]

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April 2022 Cattle Feeding Projections

April 26, 2022

April 2022 Cattle Projections April feedlot projections continue to show more black than red throughout the columns. Even with a continual increase in cost of gains (COG) the live board […]

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Pre-harvest Protocols with Beta Agonists

April 20, 2022

While beta agonists (ractopamine) aren’t approved for use in cattle sold to all packing facilities, and they aren’t right for all situations (heat stress, too heavy of cattle to start […]

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Have you seen the price of milk replacer lately?

April 7, 2022

Anyone who buys milk replacer has certainly noticed the increase in the price over the last year. Compared to March 2021, the price of milk replacers have increased by $15 […]

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DDGs Breakeven Price in Swine Diets for April 4, 2022

April 4, 2022

  Price Corn $6.75/bu Corn $7.00/bu Corn $7.25/bu Corn $7.50/bu Corn $7.75/bu SBM $400/ton $247 $253 $259 $265 $271 SBM $425/ton $258 $264 $270 $276 $282 SBM $450/ton $270 $276 […]

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Maternal Nutrition Influences Offspring Performance

March 24, 2022

Most cattle producers understand the importance of delivering the right amount of quality nutrients to cows.  They balance for energy levels (body condition) and protein, and provide supplemental minerals and […]

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March 2022 Cattle Feeding Projections

March 22, 2022

March 2022 Cattle Feeding Projections There isn’t a doubt that we all are riding the fundamentals of the cattle market and trying to outsmart the processors who continue to control […]

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Calving Mineral and Product Considerations for Calving Season

February 25, 2022

Our favorite time of year is here, calving season! The crisp cold air, the early mornings and late nights and coming out to find a healthy calf and caring momma […]

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