Testing Your Hay

Often, newcomers to cattle production hastily buy hay without considering its origin, cutting, or nutrient content. Hay testing is crucial for farmers and livestock owners to ensure optimal feeding strategies and animal health. By assessing hay quality through agricultural laboratories or portable devices, one can determine essential nutrients and make informed feeding decisions. Accurate hay testing leads to better livestock productivity and health.

Rain Rot: What is it?

Spring rains bring joy to ranchers but also risks like Rain Rot, a skin disease in cattle. Understanding, treating, and preventing Rain Rot is crucial for maintaining herd health during wet seasons. By staying vigilant and taking proactive measures, ranchers can balance the benefits and risks of spring rains to ensure their cattle remain healthy and productive. Visit Legacy Broker Group’s valuation tool for more ranch management insights.