Daily Archives: November 2, 2011



Whenever we introduce a new horse to the ranch, it often takes a while for them to adjust. 

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Troy Smith

Angus Journal

It was an event like so many others hosted each spring all across cow country. Family and neighbors pitched in to vaccinate and brand a new crop of calves. Along with the more seasoned help, the crew included several youngsters anxious to make a hand.

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Develop Strategies To Reduce Feed Waste

Develop Strategies To Reduce Feed Waste


North Dakota State University’s beef cattle specialist offers ways for producers to reduce hay loss and feed waste.

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Short-Term and Supplemental Forages

Short-Term and Supplemental Forages

Iowa Beef Center

Beef cattle producers may look to short-term or temporary forages to stretch production on fewer acres. Nearly all of the short-term choices are fast-growing annual crops. Traditionally, the sorghums and millets have been planted for summer forage.

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A new way to vaccinate cattle

A new way to vaccinate cattle

Bovine Veterinarian

Scientists have developed a technique using a harmless parasite, which lives in cows but has no effect on their health, to carry medicines into the animals’ bloodstream.

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Bump Up Breedback With Early Weaning

Bump Up Breedback With Early Weaning

Del Deterling

Progressive Farmer

Frank Perry discovered three good reasons to wean calves early this year. It reduced his feed costs, improved breedback in his cow herd and gave him uniform groups of healthy, marketable calves.

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Good Biosecurity Practices Important for Livestock Health

Good Biosecurity Practices Important for Livestock Health

Beef Today

For livestock producers, now is a critical time to have good biosecurity practices in place to protect herds from the occurrence and transfer of diseases.

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Beef Industry in 2012 Holds Both Opportunities and Challenges

Beef Industry in 2012 Holds Both Opportunities and Challenges

Oklahoma Farm Report

The future of the beef industry is filled with both opportunities and challenges due to the 2011 drought in the Southern Plains, high price of grains, volatility in the commodity markets and fewer dollars available for research and education.

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2012 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Registration Underway

2012 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Registration Underway


Registration for the 2012 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show is underway. The 114th Annual Convention will be held in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 1-4, 2012, and advanced registration is open until Jan. 11, 2012.

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New research advances cattlemen’s commitment to sustainably raising beef

New research advances cattlemen’s commitment to sustainably raising beef


Today, the U.S. beef industry announced initiation of a landmark checkoff-funded sustainability assessment. Previous checkoff-funded research demonstrated beef’s carbon footprint in the United States decreased 18 percent in the last 30 years; and numerous sustainability experts have recognized progressive cattle raising practices in the United States as a model for the world.

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