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Purina Rangeland 25N Protein Tub

2019-02-13T09:35:44-06:00June 1st, 2017|McGregor News|

It is June and available pasture grass will get scarcer and scarcer as the weather outside heats up. The Purina Mills Rangeland 25N Protein Tub is an all natural product with 25% Protein and 5% Fat. RangeLand Protein Tubs are a free choice supplement designed for beef cattle on forage diets providing less than 8% [...]

Keeping Your Horse Cool In the Summer

2019-02-13T09:01:41-06:00March 24th, 2012|Articles|

Cool as a cucumber … but what if you are a horse!  Summer heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination for active horses.“Heat and humidity affect the horse, and with intense exercising, the excess heat has difficulty dissipating,” notes Dr. Glennon Mays, clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & [...]

Extreme Weather Conditions and Reduced Production May Affect Hay Quality, Availability and Price

2019-02-13T09:30:59-06:00March 18th, 2012|Articles|

Unfavorable weather conditions last fall and winter meant more hay was fed than normal causing last year’s hay supplies to be running short.  Unprecedented weather extremes through the spring are affecting the quality and availability of new hay for 2011.  Whether you are suffering through the extreme drought in south Texas, excessive rainfall in the [...]

Hay Test can Lead to More Efficient Feeding During Drought

2019-02-13T09:32:39-06:00March 18th, 2012|Articles|

Nutritive value key to overall efficiency for beef cattle intake COLLEGE STATION – An inexpensive hay test can offer the best guidance as to how much supplemental feed is required for a beef cattle herd, and at the same time, save ranchers money, according to a Texas AgriLife Research scientist. Considering the historic drought conditions [...]