Beef Systems

 

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Beef Systems

Corn harvest is ongoing and cows are starting to graze the stalks.  How should this grazing be managed to get the most out of them?

Grazing corn stalks during winter has many benefits.  It can save over a dollar a day per cow compared to feeding expensive hay.

Many summer planted turnips are ready to graze.  This wonderful resource is not without potential health hazards, however.

Turnips may be one of the best grazing options available for late fall and winter.  But, like everything else, they can cause problems.