On the Blog

Technology to Make the Producer’s Life Easier!

This is the time of year that you should start to track the performance of your beef cow herd’s body condition as pastures mature and forage quality, as well as quantity, start to go down. The Beef Cow Body Condition Score App is one of our apps that will help you track and manage the body condition of your herd.  The BCS App is an app that you simply download, and then head to the pasture and take profile pictures of selected cows.  If you are a novice to body condition scoring…   MORE >>

In the Field

With CRYSTALYX® the cows are more calm and content.

The Jim Graves family has been ranching in Wyoming since 1948. The ranch is a commercial Hereford cow-calf yearling operation and markets cattle through the Certified Hereford Beef Program. Over the years they have lived with the realities that go along with the ranching business including drought, cattle price cycles, and changing trends. This…   MORE >>

From the Cattle Call®

Grass Tetany Prevention

Treating a cow with grass tetany requires a call to the vet and it’s not always successful. Preventing grass tetany requires having a very palatable self-fed supplement with adequate magnesium available at all times when grazing low magnesium pastures. However, while magnesium oxide is a good source of magnesium, it is unpalatable at high inc…   MORE >>