Monthly Archives - July 2018

Hay: What’s Best for Your Cattle’s Health?

The cattle industry has a long history in the United States and remains very popular. In fact, the cattle population in 2016 was over 980 million! Caring for cattle involves many details–most importantly ensuring you always have enough food on hand. If you’re preparing to enter the ranching game or want to reevaluate your current feeding routine, keep on reading. In this post, you’ll learn about what hay is best for your livestock. Available Hay Types There are two main categories of hay: grass [...]

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Tips for Herding Cattle Easily and Safely

Did you know there are 93.5 million cattle in the United States? With projected cattle demand high for 2018, it’s more important than ever to keep your herd healthy and safe. Whether your operation is large or small, herding cattle is no doubt a regular part of your routine. Here are some tips to improve the ease and safety of moving your cattle. 1. Think Like a Bovine If you want to herd cattle effectively, you must first understand how they think. Humans are predatory, meaning we instinctively [...]

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