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Midway District

Midway Extension District #15

Ellsworth Office:
210 N. Kansas
Suite #1, Courthouse
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Russell Office:
309 S. Fossil
Russell, KS 67665

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12-1)

Water Intake & Quality

Water is a critical resource for humans and livestock alike. Cattle are known to drink 1 to 2 gallons of water per 100 pounds of body weight per day depending on temperature, stage of production, and age. This means that a 1,200-pound cow can drink over 24 gallons of water per day. Maintaining a clean and large water source not only improves overall cattle health, but performance. This section takes a look at important topics related to livestock water



Clinton Laflin

Livestock Production Agent
309 S Fossil 
Russell, KS 67665

cattle pond