Fetal Development: Realizing the WHAT to Accomplish the WHY

Chris Cassady, Ph.D., BioZyme® Inc., Beef Technical Sales Manager When constructing a home or putting up a building, ideally, you’d engineer something that can last a lifetime. A well-assembled structure begins with setting a foundation crafted to be stable, durable, and supportive. Your cow-calf operation is no different, and the long-term successful outcomes of each […]

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Proper Nutrition is Essential to Fetal Development in the Final Trimester

Producers devote a lot of time, energy, expense and effort to make sure their cows have a good nutrition program in place just prior to calving, through lactation and breeding season. What about their last trimester of gestation? Proper nutrition during pregnancy, and especially those last weeks, play a key role in the development of […]

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What’s Going On In There: Fetal Development of the Beef Calf

by Kalyn Waters, former SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist One of the most rewarding days for many cow/calf producers is sale day. Watching a calf crop grow from calving to weaning brings many challenges, but it also is very gratifying when those calves you slaved to save from the snow drift, branded, and doctored finally […]

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