Tuesday, January 21, 2020
All About Grazing

All About Grazing

beef cattle on pasture

Teff grass originates from Ethiopia. It is a warm-season annual grass that can be used for hay, silage, or pasture.

Each livestock species has a tool or set of tools that help it gather food, grind and swallow.

The time of the year when frost seeding is most effective in Ohio will not be here until February or March.

Applying fertilizers to hay and pasture fields to stimulate plant growth will generally increase yields substantially.
goat drinking water

Learn what the most common water quality problems affecting livestock production are and how they could affect your herd.

When seeding directly to pasture, there are some guidelines to follow that help to ensure success.
beef cattle on pasture

Manage your pastures early and often for a good growing season.

In the ideal world, they need to be able to hold in or deter livestock, but be able to allow water and debris to pass during periods of high water.

Learn more about how water intake and quality is directly related to livestock size.
foxtail

Foxtail is infamous for seeds that get caught in the gums of livestock, leading to feed rejection and potential infections. Learn how to combat this weed.