Drought leads to predictable lack of forage production on rangelands. This leaves two possible management scenarios: sell animals to reduce forage demand, or supplement feeding to maintain herd genetics. In some cases producers may choose a combination of both to prevent complete herd dispersal. This publication is designed to help producers think through the supplementation of cattle during drought years.
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Part of a series of Drought Tips written and produced by the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources under an agreement with the California Department of Water Resources.
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