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April 2019 Feedlot Facts
"The Impacts of a Tough Winter" By: Justin Waggoner One of the common topics of discussion, regardless of what segment of the beef industry you operate in has been winter and the collective impacts of a winter that was wetter and colder than most (More)
March 2019 Feedlot Facts
"The Basics of Mineral Nutrition" By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Beef cattle producers recognize that mineral nutrition is important. However, a mineral program is only one component of an operation’s nutrition and manageme (More)
February 2019 Feedlot Facts
“Body Condition Scoring: A Herd Management Tool” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Body condition scoring is one of the most valuable management tools at the disposal of the cattle manager. This one number gives producers a di (More)
January 2019 Feedlot Facts
“Supplementing Cows During Cold Weather” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist The New Year often brings with it some of the coldest months of the year. Most cattle producers know and appreciate that cold weather increases nutrien (More)
December 2018 Feedlot Facts
“Mud Season….Again” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Many locations in Kansas have experienced wet conditions this fall. Thus, I thought this article by Chris Reinhardt, former Extension Feedlot Specialist, was worth sharing. (More)
November 2018 Feedlot Facts
“Forage Analysis: What Numbers Do I Need?” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist One of the more common questions I receive with regard to analytical testing of forages and other feedstuffs is, “I have the sample, now what do I te (More)
October 2018 Feedlot Facts
“Preconditioning for Profit” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Vaccine and antimicrobial technologies continue to improve at a breakneck pace. Yet we continue to see that calves that are unprepared for life in the feedlot and (More)
September 2018 Feedlot Facts
“Estimating Placed Cost of Gain Using the Focus on Feedlots” By: Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist The K-State Focus on Feedlots has many uses. Foremost, it provides many of us that are not directly connected with the cattle feedi (More)
August 2018 Feedlot Facts
"Cull Cows: A Disappointing Failure or Marketing Opportunity: By Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Most cattle operators view open cows with some degree of disappointment. However, you might be surprised at the amount of revenue t (More)
July 2018 Feedlot Facts
"Feedlot Heifer Performance in 2017" By Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Each year I retrospectively summarize the data from the K-State Focus on Feedlots in an effort to document annual trends in fed cattle performance. The Focu (More)
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