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April 2016 |Spring Herd Health Issue

On the cover: The picture of spring calves on our cover this month comes from Oklahoma photographer William Pope.

Features:

Lessons Learned from Selling Bred Heifers
By Gary DiGiuseppe


Departments:

Conversations From the Editor
by Ellen H. Brisendine
Good Information and Spring Events

Cattle Raisers Community:
TSCRA Summer Meeting at La Torretta Lake Resort

Ranching - Natural Resources:
What plant is important for April?
Plant of the month:  Cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium)

Ranching - Natural Resources:
FIRE Series: When Cattle Graze Down Forage, They Graze Down Fire Fuel

Ranching - Livestock Management:
VFD Series: Expiration vs. Duration of Use

The Cattleman's Pages of History
April 1916 & 1966