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  1. Lower First Cutting Hay Yields Are Being Reported

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/lower-first-cutting-hay-yields-are-being-reported

    normal for first cutting here in Ohio. This should improve animal performance on those forages compared ...

  2. Soil Fertility for Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages

    values. Some other recommendations are too high, particularly for potassium, which could result in animal ...

  3. Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-winter-annual-forages-approaching

    requirements of animals to be fed and forage inventory needs. Winter Annual Forage Characteristics. Forage crop ...

  4. Be Careful on When to Start Grazing

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-careful-when-start-grazing

    you may be able to do a fast rotation through them when growth allows it and if the animals do not ... many parts of the state right now, if the animals graze that new growth, it will at the very least ... keep them in paddocks too long. The fast rotation will reduce the chances that animals will graze too ...

  5. Presentations

    https://forages.osu.edu/resources/presentations

    Content in Pastures Current Technology for Grazing Animal Management   ...

  6. Ohio Forage & Grasslands Council Annual Conference

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/ohio-forage-grasslands-council-annual-conference

    State University Animal Science, speaking on: “Current and Future Technologies For Grazing Animal ...

  7. Hay Sampling

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/hay-sampling

    quality.  To move beyond general categories and predict animal performance requires a forage chemical ... a forage test analysis presents a challenge.  Does the hay meet the animal’s nutrient requirement?  If not, ... questions and if it is reasonable to expect that an animal can consume enough of the forage to meet its ...

  8. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/feeding-high-ash-forages

    than about 500 ppm can be toxic to animals; however, the iron in soil-contaminated forage is mostly ... animal consumes can settle out in the rumen or abomasum (the gastric stomach) filling up the organ and ... above reported some animal health effects (there was no control so we do not know how many farmers not ...

  9. Be Alert to Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-alert-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    animals. See the following references for more details: ... build-up usually isn't hazardous to grazing animals, but greenchop or hay cut right after a freeze can ... limbs to prevent animals from grazing on the leaves and twigs. Frost affects toxicity. Cyanogenic ...

  10. Buckeye Shepherd's Symposium

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/buckeye-shepherds-symposium-0

    mammary health and mastitis and passion for small ruminants; Dr. John Foltz, OSU Animal Science Department ...

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