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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.


Lessons Learned from Selling Bred Heifers
By Gary DiGiuseppe


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