Published: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:32:34 -0600
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:32:34 -0600Many acronyms are used in the beef cattle industry. Knowing exactly what they represent instead of guessing can be important.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:10:48 -0600A warm fall day greeted a standing room only crowd of Brangus enthusiasts from five states gathered at Poteet, Texas, for Doguet's Diamond D Sale of Proven Producers.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:10:36 -0600When feeder cattle markets are in balance, prices for lighter-weight feeder cattle adjust to account for the cost of gain to put the additional weight on those cattle such that feedlots are relatively indifferent to buying feeder cattle of various weights, says Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, in his weekly market comments the first week of November.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:09:49 -0600In many purebred operations, bull sales make up a significant portion of their cash flow. Therefore, bull growth and development is very important to the overall success of their operation. Many cattlemen who produce bulls spend a great amount of time on the genetics they use and their breeding operation. Remember that this genetic potential can never be realized if these animals are not fed and managed properly.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:09:12 -0600Here are ten smartphone apps that we desperately need some geek to create:
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:24:44 -0600The Southern Connection Charolais Sale was held October 19, 2016 in Calhoun, Ga.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:44:39 -0600As autumn makes its debut across the Empire State of the South, many spring-calving operations have been, or are in the process of, weaning; and in a few months, producers will be sorting through females and deciding which ladies get a job offer and which get shown the door.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:43:39 -0600Your cows may be held in by fences, but there are few limits on where you go or what you can do with the herd. Perceived barriers these days are just untested assumptions where imagination and technology are opening new gates.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:11:23 -0600Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:51:24 -0600Darts - also known as remote drug delivery devices or RDD devices - are frequently used in wildlife to tranquilize animals for research, or when a wild animal strays into a populated area such as a city or neighborhood. They are also gaining popularity among beef stocker growers who have cattle on extensive grazing.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:50:46 -0600Cattlemen from the southern U.S. resoundingly endorsed the value of the Town Creek Farm genetic program at the Town Creek Farm Sale, Saturday, October 15, 2016, near West Point, Miss.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 15:57:12 -0600For years purebred bull breeders didn't get paid what they deserved for making such a big investment in better genetics, so I'm glad to see them finally getting paid handsomely for their better bulls.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 16:05:14 -0600First quarter and the Cowboys were up, and then they scored again. Next thing Hooter knew, it was the second quarter and the Boys were down.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:21:00 -0600I like meat, plain and simple. Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey (not much on duck or goose), all kinds of fish and sea food and various wild game. I like it grilled, broiled, smoked, fried and baked. I like it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and any other meal in between. I just like meat. My idea of a well-balanced meal is some cut of meat (really don't care which) beside a nice serving of potatoes and a vegetable. I like to include a good salad as long as there is generous amounts of dressing.
Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:04:39 -0600News that China is lifting a 13-year import ban on U.S. beef is not helping prices as much as some cattlemen would have hoped.
Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:04:06 -0600Getting more for less is an attractive concept. But it isn't that easy when it comes to producing more food on less land with fewer resources.