Administer Injections Properly to Avoid Side Effects
Heather Smith Thomas
Cattle are often given injections—vaccines, antibiotics, medications to help reduce inflammation, injectable vitamins or minerals, etc. These should always be administered properly in order to minimize tissue damage and reduce the risks for reactions and side effects.
Cattle Finish Faster In S.D. Monoslope Barn
Mono-slope barns are a profitable way to feed beef cattle, according to one South Dakota beef producer.
High-Quality Beef Market Has its Rewards
Fillets selling for $75 a pound? Rib eyes going for $50 a pound? How about ground beef priced from $7.50 to $14 a pound? Go to the Internet and click Wagyu (or Kobe) beef and you might think producers of this specialty beef cattle have discovered the road to riches.
Drought helps triple livestock sales at auction
San Angelo Standard Times
More than 3,000 head of cattle passed through the auction ring Thursday and Friday during a second consecutive week of two-day sales at San Angelo’s Producers Livestock Auction.
Take care buying drought cattle
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture on Wednesday warned cattle producers to get proper testing and animal health certificates when they purchase animals being sold off from Texas and other drought-stricken states.
Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln
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The ninth annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium, Nov. 19-21 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will introduce Nebraska high school students to beef industry professionals, beef producers and other students from around the U.S.
True Kobe beef comes only from Japan, so ranchers raise U.S. version
Half a world away from the secretive farms that produce Japan’s legendary Kobe beef, Jerry Wilson raises the American version of the meat that will become $50 steaks and $13 burgers.
Cattle from drought-stricken areas quarantined
With cattle flooding into Nebraska from drought-stricken states like Texas and Oklahoma, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture on Wednesday warned cattle producers to be sure to get proper testing and animal health certificates for the animals they buy.
Miss America 2011 will discuss agriculture background in K-State presentation
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A presentation by Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan, at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., will look at the importance of agriculture and food security to the nation.
Farmer Field Day To Focus On Quality Beef
Ebersole family will host field day on how to raise quality beef. Event will take place on their farm near Kellerton in southern Iowa, on October 15 and is sponsored by Practical Farmers of Iowa.