Graze Standing Corn for Forage Flexibility
Gleaning crop residues after grain harvest is nothing new, but purposely grazing standing corn is not a common practice among U.S. cattlemen. Some producers have utilized green, growing corn as a grazing resource for stockers or cattle being grass-finished, and more rarely with cows.
Cattle genetics: Selecting a maternal sire
Heather Smith Thomas
Tri State Livestock News
There are several important factors to consider when selecting a bull to sire replacement females. The bull makes a lasting contribution to the herd, be it good or bad.
Proper Late Gestation Nutrition Gets Results
Multi-tasking has been linked to job performance and, of recent times, valued as one of the intangibles workers exhibit. The ability to perform a variety of tasks makes that employee a vital member of the team.
What’s Wrong With This Picture?
Consider the price changes that the following commodities have experienced over the last 30 days: March corn, up 9 percent; August live cattle, up 7 percent; March feeder cattle, up 6 percent. What’s wrong with this picture?
Hedge-Fund Bets on Feeder-Cattle Gain Reach Highest Since 2006
Hedge funds are the most bullish on feeder-cattle futures since at least 2006, a sign that speculators may expect tight supplies of the animals to boost prices that already have surged to a record in Chicago.
Can Bison Actually Transmit Brucellosis to Cattle?
In a laboratory, it’s happened before. In a natural setting, it’s a more remote possibility. But the fear of roaming buffalo infecting a herd of cattle still frightens ranchers.
Fort Worth rightly claims the Chisholm Trail
Bob Ray Sanders
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Keep movin’, movin’, movin’,
Though they’re disapprovin’,
Keep them dogies movin’, rawhide.
Don’t try to understand ’em,
Just rope ’em, throw and brand ’em.
Soon we’ll be livin’ high and wide.