Tag: Beef

Early Lactation Nutrition in the First-Calf Beef Heifer

Hi. This is Beth Doran, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist in Northwest Iowa. Today, I’d like to talk with you a little bit about heifer development and specifically nutrition post-calving. When you look at this, you’ll see that post-partum heifers are really very fragile. That’s because they’re continuing to grow, they’re trying to milk and…


Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?

[Music] even if the science isn’t there why at least not try treating Alzheimer’s with coconut oil well unlike other natural remedies like the spice saffron which was able to beat out placebo and seem to work as well as the leading drug without the side effects coconut oil is one of the rare plant…


Pre-calving/Late Gestation Nutrition of the Yearling Beef Heifer Pt. 1

Hi, I’m Denise Schwab, Extension Beef Specialist for Northeast Iowa and today I’m going to visit with you about pre-calving nutrition on those heifers that we are developing. First of all, we know that heifers that calve in the first 21 days of the calving cycle are more likely to come back into heat earlier,…


Switching from Beef to Chicken & Fish May Not Lower Cholesterol

in light of recommendations for heart-healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote this review of randomized control trials comparing the effects of beef versus chicken and fish on cholesterol levels published over the last sixty years they found that the impact of…


Nutrition of Developing Beef Heifers

Hi my name is Russ Euken, I’m an Iowa State University Extension Livestock Field Specialist. Through the Iowa Beef Center, we’re offering a series of videos on developing heifers. This one looks at nutrition for weaning through calving. If you’re looking for other topics on heifer development, check out the Iowa Beef Center and look…