Daily Archives: September 29, 2011

Administer Injections Properly to Avoid Side Effects

Administer Injections Properly to Avoid Side Effects

Heather Smith Thomas

Cattle Today

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.

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Cattle Finish Faster In S.D. Monoslope Barn

Cattle Finish Faster In S.D. Monoslope Barn

Jerry Nelson

Dakota Farmer

Mono-slope barns are a profitable way to feed beef cattle, according to one South Dakota  beef producer.

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High-Quality Beef Market Has its Rewards

High-Quality Beef Market Has its Rewards

Del Deterling

Progressive Farmer

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.

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Drought helps triple livestock sales at auction

Drought helps triple livestock sales at auction

Jerry Lackey

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.

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Take care buying drought cattle

Take care buying drought cattle

Leslie Reed

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD

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.

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Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln

Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln

The Fence Post

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.

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True Kobe beef comes only from Japan, so ranchers raise U.S. version

True Kobe beef comes only from Japan, so ranchers raise U.S. version

RGJ.com

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.

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