The making of a steer
Kenny Barrett Jr., DVM, MS
Tri State Livestock News
Cattlemen are busy during the spring of the year. Brandings are a frequent occurrence and provide an opportunity to socialize and further cement the relationships between friends and neighbors.
Phosphorus Supplementation of Beef Cows
Dr. Mark A. McCann, Extension Animal Scientist, VA Tech
Phosphorus in Virginia continues to be an important topic among crop, poultry and livestock production systems. The draft TMDL proposal for the Chesapeake Bay provides aggressive reduction targets for nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment.
Amarillo to Host National Junior Limousin Show
The North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) will host the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLS&C) at the Tri-State Expo Complex and the Ambassador Hotel in Amarillo, July 9 -15.
Moist Hay and Hot Temperatures Mix for Combustion and Destruction
It might sound strange, but with no apparent ignition source, hay bales can burst into flames and cause much damage to storage facilities or cause a raging wildfire.
Cattle Handling Facilities
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Cattle handling facilities are necessary for proper animal husbandry. Low stress cattle handling practices combined with good facilities will allow you to process cattle safely and efficiently. Here are some things to think about when designing and building cattle handling facilities.
Reduce calf shrink at shipping
Bovine Veterinarian Magazine
Calves going to the sale barn get paid on weight, but how they are managed prior to shipping and during shipping can cause shrink and a loss of money at sale time.
AgriLife Research Helps Pave The Way For A New Livestock Feed Product
A two-year study by a Texas AgriLife Research team in Amarillo has helped bring a new product to market that could allow the cattle feeding industry to realize efficiencies in mills and more weight on cattle, according to Dr. Jim MacDonald.