Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Choosing Cattle Breeding Season Dates

Choosing Cattle Breeding Season Dates

Robert Fears

Cattle Management

The two best options for calf delivery are when forage is most abundant and nutritious or when the market is usually at its annual peak.

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Gary Sides shares what feedlots want at Montana Livestock Forum

Gary Sides shares what feedlots want at Montana Livestock Forum

Bill Brewster

Tri State Livestock News

A beef nutritionist with Pfizer Animal Health offered suggestions about what feedlot operators want from ranchers during the Montana Livestock Forum and Nutrition Conference held in Bozeman, MT.

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Beef Market Globalization

Beef Market Globalization

Mathew Elliott

Angus Journal

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere." Those famous words sung by Jimmy Buffett, often used as an excuse to leave work a little early, are truer than you might imagine. But, it works the other way, too.

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Hereford Youth Preparing for “Kicking it in Kansas”

Hereford Youth Preparing for “Kicking it in Kansas”

Cattle Today

National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members look forward to the event all year, preparing not only their cattle, but also themselves, for a variety of fun-filled and educational activities and contests. Last year, the JNHE drew more than 2,000 people to Indianapolis.

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Va-based food distributor using DNA to track beef sold to US restaurants

Va-based food distributor using DNA to track beef sold to US restaurants

Washington Post

First came organic, then free-range, then local. Now discerning diners with a penchant for spending a premium to know where food comes from are pushing DNA-traceable meat onto restaurant menus.

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Fly Control for the Beef Herd

Fly Control for the Beef Herd

B. C. Allison

North Carolina State University

The necessity for a fly control program for beef herds is inevitable and now is the time to plan your’s for this year. The two major species of flies that cause the most serious decreases in beef production and require the most control efforts are the horn fly and face fly. The horn fly alone is estimated to cause animal losses to the U.S. beef industry of $700 million.

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Beef Lovers Unveil a New Website

Beef Lovers Unveil a New Website


Do you love beef? Nebraska Cattlemen has an opportunity for everyone to become more involved in the cattle industry.

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Police milk livestock training for all it’s worth

Police milk livestock training for all it’s worth

Bailey Harsh

The Lantern

The first annual Animal Control Technique (ACT) clinic gave police officers the chance to develop first-hand experience with large animal livestock.

"We decided to hold this program because events last year really brought to light that loose animal incidents were difficult to contain since many people just don’t know that much about handling large animals," said Stephanie Neal, a fourth-year in animal sciences and ACT coordinator.

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Cost of Texas drought climbing with each dry day

Cost of Texas drought climbing with each dry day

Betsy Blaney

Lubbock Online

A historic drought has already cost Texas farmers and ranchers an estimated $1.5 billion, and the cost is growing daily as parched conditions persist in much of the state.

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Feed Restriction Turns Scrawny Calves Into Profit Machines

Feed Restriction Turns Scrawny Calves Into Profit Machines

Del Deterling

Progressive Farmer

Rich Porter thrives on ugly cattle. His order buyers in Georgia and Kentucky sit on their hands as their counterparts compete to outbid each other for the sleek, preconditioned calves that bring top dollar.

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