Battling the Cold: Strategies for Montana Ranchers to Protect Their Herd
Our Montana real estate expert, Tanner Anderson, walks us through the process of managing cattle through the challenging Montana winters. From windbreaks and protective structures to bedding and feeding time adjustments, he offers a deeper insight into some of the most common solutions to deal with the winter season.
For the cattle to successfully survive the cold, fall preparation plays an important role. Healthy cattle with added adequate nutrition should winter very well. Access to fresh and clean water is important to keep intake of the food up. Balancing a diet and introducing protein supplements may help the cows keep the weight and handle well the changing weather.
To read more about protecting your cattle from the bitter cold Montana winter, read the full article.