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This fact sheet discusses alternatives to supplemental feeding and/or overgrazing during drought. These are: leasing pasture and/or confinement feeding. It gives a framework of factors to consider when doing a budget for a cost benefit analysis of management alternatives.

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Ranchers must achieve a balance between stocking rate and  forage supply for effective conversion of range forage to animal production.  This publication can help ranchers evaluate current forage conditions, make timely forage inventories, plan stock flow, and calculate forage quantity. Available in Spanish as E-96S. (8 pp., 2 tables)

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Ranchers must achieve a balance between stocking rate and forage supply for effective conversion of range forage to animal production. This publication can help ranchers evaluate current forage conditions, make timely forage inventories, plan stock flow, and calculate forage quantity. Available in Spanish as E-96S. (8 pp., 2 tables)

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This fact sheet discusses destocking strategies and mistakes. Early weaning and forage management.

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Source: Texas AgriLife Extension Service

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Source: Texas AgriLife Research and Extension, Texas A&M University, Texas Water Resources Institute

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The relationship between forage quality and the physical appearance of feces of grazing cattle is explained. Four photographs provide a quick and easy visual reference for evaluating the diet quality of grazing beef cattle. (2 pp., 4 photos)

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Grazing management is essential to a successful ranching enterprise.  Ranchers have several options, including continuous grazing, deferred rotation systems, and short duration grazing. Details about each system are included. (4 pp.)

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Because forage production is not predictable, forage surveys should be conducted to estimate how long the accumulated forage supply will last during expected non-growth periods. This publication details the steps involved in a forage survey and provides examples. (4 pp., 3 tables)

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