Low-stress handling does not mean working livestock slow. I call this ‘slow-stressful handling.’

— Lynn Locatelli, DVM

Click here for a good web page to monitor the drought conditions in your area or some other area that has an effect on your agricultural-based income.

A drought in your area calls for closer management of your resources through heavy culling, possible downsizing, and different pasture management to maintain the health of your pastures. Proper management of pastures in a drought can provide feed for some livestock and still keep the land and grasses healthy for when the rains return.

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