Choctaw Co Cooperative Extension Service

Cow/Calf Newsletter

Current and previous newsletters.


October 19,2007--Observe Bulls colsely as breeding season begins.  Feedlots placed more yearlings in Sept.

October 12, 2007--Control and Prevention of Anaplasmosis.  Fall Feeder Cattle runs plus lack of Wheat Pasture equals lower feeder prices. 

October 5, 2007--Wheat pasture grazing is developing slowly....If at all.  Don't be fooled by Plant Appearance.


March 23, 2007--Bull Breeding Soundness Exams, Do they Cost or Pay?  The Components of a proper Breeding Soundness Exam.

March 16, 2007--Oklahoma update:  Wheat pastures, Rain and Green Grass.  Check the thaw thermos carefully before Artificial Insemination season begins.

March 9, 2007--Cattle Markets and spring temperatures both heating up in Oklahoma.  Early weaning may be an options for thin spring calving cows.


December 8, 2006--Cattle Markets Marking time for the New Year.  Night time versus Day time feeding influences time of Calving.

October 20, 2006--Key Factors that affect the percentage os cows cycling at the start of Breeding .  Oklahoma Fall Cow Culling and Calf runs.

October 13, 2006--Passive Immunity in the newborn calf affects lifetime performances.

October 6, 2006--Oklahoma Cattle Markets in the 4th Quarter.  Maintaining Body Condition Between Calving and the Breeding Season, (Don't Let 'Em Slip)

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