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By Michael Millward
Fallon-Carter Extension 

Caring for cattle in cold temperatures

 

February 19, 2021



As I look outside today and think about the last couple of days of below zero temperatures, I am reminded that sometimes it is not so bad to have a job where I can work indoors with the heat on. It also makes me think of all our livestock and hardworking agricultural producers that are out in the weather all the time, and what they need to be able to thrive in these conditions.

When winter comes our livestock should have a nice thick winter coat to keep them warm, but that does not mean they can’t get cold. The breaking point where cattle needs will change from what may be considered the...



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