Category Archives: Animal Science

Click a link below to watch videos from Extension in the Department of Animal Science –

Non-Protein Nitrogen

Each feed label has to list if there are any non-protein nitrogen sources in the feed.

Label Tag Feeding Directions

The feeding directions are very important and contain feeding rate information.

Reading a Feed Label

Learn more about crude protein, fat, fiber and other feed nutrients.

Pelleted Feeds

Both young and mature cows need different types of sizes of pelleted feeds.

Mineral Supplementation

Range mineral nutrition is one of the most challenging aspects of cow nutrition.

Hay Considerations

Get an accurate weight of hay bales and have a sample of hay evaluated by Texas A&M or other sources to determine cost and nutritional quality.

Evaluate your Forage

The success of any supplementation program depends on the quality and quantity of the forage that is being supplemented.

Introduction to Cow Nutrition

It is important to make the best decisions regarding nutrition in a cow and calf enterprise because nutrition is one of the top three expenses.

Protein Limiting

Typically in a range cow operation, protein will often be the first limiting nutrient.

Positioning Yourself to Work Cattle

Teach your cattle to accept pressure.

Are You Meeting Your Horses’ Energy Requirements?

Dr. Dennis Sigler, Horse Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service talks about assessing energy status of your performance horse.

Texas BBQ – Whole Hog BBQ