Tips to keep livestock, land healthy this spring

Coming out of the wettest winter on record, Alabama farmers face a different set of obstacles this spring. To overcome this, farmers will have to change many of their management strategies to ensure the health of the land and livestock.


Kim Mullenix, an Alabama Extension animal science specialist, said cattle could need additional supplementation.

“As cattle make the transition from winter to spring, producers should body condition score their herds to determine if additional supplementation is needed,” Mullenix said. “Cattle have greater maintenance requirements when they are in mud...

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