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    Frost seeding clover

    With our very wet and muddy conditions, and with more precipitation and freezing conditions :frowns: on the way here in NE Oklahoma, I was wondering if it would be a reasonable time to frost seed clover? The existing dormant grass is extremely short or nonexistent, having been tromped into the...
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    Flying Reindeer....

    Just How Do Santa's Reindeer Get the Job Done? Have you ever wondered how Santa's reindeer can make that monumental journey on Christmas Eve? Let's look into some key facts about reindeer that may help us understand how they get Ole St. Nick on his appointed rounds over the world. First of...
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    Fitness Advice

    A few pointers from "Dr. Whoop" to help you stay fit. ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH QUESTIONS Q: Dr. Whoop, I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A: Your heart is only good for so many beats and that's it. Don't waste them on exercise. Everything wears out...
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    Coat color

    An interesting website with information on the genetics of coat colors of cattle.
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    The Kiss

    A humorous website for the cow lover. Click here: ... roline.swf
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    New marketing strategy?

    Check out this recently ended auction of bucking stock! Nice prices on 5 month old bulls, yearling heifers, and straws of semen.
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    Bruce, coonhunter 7580, blountto, Patrick Griffin

    And anybody else who posts an interesting or intriguing case or question as your first post - please follow up with some feedback. Don't be a "one post wonder" and leave all of us wondering if any of the proposed diagnoses were correct, close, or way off the mark, wondering if the calf made it...
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    Advice (or comments) on epd's - followup

    First of all, thanks to everyone who offered advice or opinions on the previous thread by the same name. All advice/opinions were taken, or at least taken into consideration. I have now purchased my first bull using epd's as a part of the overall consideration. He is Angus and was purchased...
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    Advice (or comments) on epd's

    I have never used epd's in the selection of cattle in the past. But I've read quite a bit about them on these boards. I'm in the market to replace one of my older bulls. I am going to replace him with a Black Angus bull (I'm set on this, so please, no added confusion of advice on other breeds...
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    Church phones

    A man in Dallas, Texas decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to San Francisco, and started working east from there. Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes. He spotted a golden telephone on the vestibule wall and was...
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    AI heat synchronization

    A newsletter article from Dr. Glenn Selk at Oklahoma State University that I thought you might find interesting and/or informative. COW/CALF CORNER The newsletter January 28, 2005 In this issue: Plan Ahead for Heat Synchronization Methods for Replacement Heifers Producers that...
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    You isolated folks might enjoy this one: A city fellow was fed up with being cooped up and crowded up all the time, so he shucked it all and moved into the wilderness. It was bliss for awhile, no people, no cars, no hassles. He was happy. But true to human nature, he began to miss the things...
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    Here in God's Country, in Northeastern Oklahoma, on New Year's Eve 2004 we have a high of 76 and a low in the mid 50's! :lol: Hope everyone has good weather to start the New Year!
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    Stockyard report

    In a Stockyard report, what is meant in the Slaughter Cattle section by "Breakers" and "Boners"? Also, how is the "High", "Average", and "Low Dress" assessed? And what is meant by "Weigh ups"?
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    Daytime calving

    An interesting newsletter article from Dr. Glenn Selk at Oklahoma State University that I wanted to share with y'all. They send a monthly newsletter via email. Enjoy. Merry Christmas to All!! We want to wish all of the readers of the Cow Calf Corner Newsletter a very meaningful Christmas...
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    Galloway cattle

    Anyone have any discouraging words about the Galloway breed of cattle? Other than "they're not Angus" or "they're not Hereford" or "they're not [fill in the blank]"! :P I've heard and read some of good things about the breed and their history and characteristics, but have not heard nor read...
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    Brahman bull maturity

    At what age (usually) are registered Brahman bulls mature enough to use for breeding? I've been told that they tend to mature late. Is this true? Make the assumption that they are in good condition, have been supplemented appropriately, etc.