Protecting Your Herd From Winter Hazards

Cows walking on a snowy field in winter

Farmers know that each season brings unique challenges. Winter can be a difficult time for agricultural practices, requiring plenty of preparation and thinking ahead to protect the farm. Livestock face several winter health hazards. The first step toward protecting your herd is determining what the most important dangers are during winter. Winter Cattle Hazards Between snow, freezing temperatures, and storms,

Why Ritchie Cattle Drinking Systems are Best for Winter

Image of a Ritchie Drinking System

Preparing your farm and livestock for winter isn’t just about focusing on the direct effects of winter storms and extreme temperatures. While it’s essential to make sure your herd has proper shelter from cold weather to prevent injuries, frostbite, and illness, there are other steps you can take to keep your cows healthy. It’s easy to overlook hydration during winter,