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Nutrition & First-Calf Heifers (9/12/20)

Dave Lalman explains how nutritional needs change for first-calf heifers before rebreeding. For more information visit http://beef.okstate.edu/pages/calculators For Extension fact sheets &…

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Cow-Calf Corner - Handling Backward Calves (9/5/20)

Glenn Selk explains why producers have four minutes to save the life of a backward-born calf. For more information visit…

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Cow-Calf Corner - Bull/Cow Ratio

Glenn Selk discusses how to pair bulls & cows during the upcoming breeding season. For Extension fact sheets & more visit https://extension.okstate.edu SUNUP is a production of the…

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Cow Calf Corner: Freemartin Calves

OkState Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Glenn Selk explains why freemartin calves (females born with a bull twin) should not be used as replacement heifers.

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Cow Calf Corner: Weaning Fall Calves

Glenn Selk looks at weaning times for fall calves.

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Cow Calf Corner: Restricted Diets & Rebreeding

Glenn Selk covers OSU research on how restricted diets impact heifer rebreeding rates.

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Cow Calf Corner: Average Delivery Times

OkState Extension Cattle Specialist Glenn Selk tells us the average delivery times to expect for cows and heifers.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Emergency Calving Kit

OkState Extension Cattle Specialist Glenn Selk explains why now is a good time to prepare your operation for spring calving and what to include in an emergency calving kit.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Calculating Hay Needs

Glenn Selk helps producers determine how much hay their herds will need each day

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Cow-Calf Corner: Culling Decisions

OKSTATE Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Glenn Selk explains how body condition scores may help producers make culling decisions.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Wheat Pasture

OkState Cattle Specialist Glenn Selk offers advice on maintaining body condition scores for cattle grazing on wheat pasture.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Protein Supplements

Glenn Selk explains the proper protein supplement rates based on various types of hay quality.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Protein Supplements

Glenn Selk talks about the importance of adding protein supplements when feeding lower-quality hay.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Protein Supplements

Glenn Selk, OKSTATE Beef Cattle Specialist, explains how interval feeding of protein supplements during pregnancy can help lower operating costs.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Replacement Heifers

Glenn Selk, OKSTATE Beef Cattle Specialist, has tips on selecting replacement heifers by observing their temperament and interaction with the herd.

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Cow-Calf Corner: Prussic Acid Poisoning

Glenn Selk, OKSTATE Beef Cattle Specialist, explains the risk of prussic acid poisoning from grazing johnsongrass.

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