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Considering retaining your calf crop past weaning this year?

Lawton Stewart, Extension Beef Cattle SpecialistFrancis Fluharty, Animal and Dairy Science Department HeadJason Duggin, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Current situation, producers are looking at ways to maintain economic livelihood.  One of the ways they can achieve this is through retaining ownership of the calves past weaning.  This can take on different meanings,…
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Beef Processing Questions

Agents, there are numerous questions about local processing. This short video gives some highlights. I realize this is not a UGA production, but many of your questions may be answered. I worked with the gentlemen in the video. He is very knowledgeable. Please let me know if you have any…
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Cattle Ear Tattoo Instructional Aid

This is a quick tutorial on applying permanent identification ear tattoos in cattle.   This video will be peer reviewed as a bulletin, but wanted to give the resource for those starting beef cattle projects in their counties.  

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Preparing for Fall through Winter Calving and Breeding

Originally written for Progressive Cattlemen Has the hay you plan to feed this winter been tested?  If so, you have the tools necessary to help maintain appropriate body condition for your herd and better plan for those potential winter storms.  If you haven’t tested your hay, that ~$30 will be…
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Two Weaning Methods

Jason Duggin, PC Southeast Update, July 2019   One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” When it comes to types of calf weaning methods, this phrase could easily be used.  However, my dad tended to tell me this when I was…
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