Cow-calf, Bull and Heifer Nutrition and Management

cows in the snow feeding on hayPreparing the Cow Herd for Cold Weather

(November 2013) Moisture, high winds, and cold temperatures increase the cow's energy requirements. The pro-active approach would be to have cows in adequate body condition and provide shelter belts in the winter. If needed, be prepared to feed more energy to the cows. Learn more.


NUBeef-BCS app

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The NUBeef-BCS app allows you to visually assess your cow herd and nutrition program using a number system that describes the amount of condition or fat reserve of the cow. NUBeef-BCS may be purchased and downloaded from Google Play and Apple App iStore.

Please see the Body Condition Scoring App article for more information and brief introductory video.