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Praying for rain!

As we all know Central Virginia has not received appreciable rainfall now in nearly 8 weeks in some counties. This is a scary fact and it is going to affect us all. Here are a few thoughts to consider regarding maintaining your livestock in drought conditions. Keep hay out- in many places there is absolutely NO grass left at all…I know it’s early to be feeding hay, but it’s necessary, otherwise the cattle especially will start eating plants and weeds that can be toxic to them. Most of the brood cows are heavily pregnant right now and their energy/protein requirements are high. Plants like perilla mint and cockleburs can tolerate dry conditions and high heat - normally cattle won’t eat t

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