Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

Baxter Black, DVM:  THE HOT WAX INCIDENT

Baxter Black, DVM:  THE HOT WAX INCIDENT

I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with a roundup of cowboy friends.

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Feed Costs Will be Biggest Worry for Livestock Sectors in 2012

Feed Costs Will be Biggest Worry for Livestock Sectors in 2012

Cheryl Anderson

DTN

Consequently, most livestock sectors said that feed costs will be their biggest concern for 2012 and risk management will be the name of the game for everyone. The beef industry is no exception, according to Dan Loy, professor of animal science at Iowa State University.

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Wisconsin state-inspected meat products may be crossing state lines

Wisconsin state-inspected meat products may be crossing state lines

National Provisioner

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has authorized the state Department ofAgriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to begin the process of changing an administrative rule, ATCP 55, which governs meat inspection in the state. The goal, Walker says, is to incorporate federal regulations into state regulations so that meat from Wisconsin state-inspected specialty meat plants will be able to cross state lines.

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A War of Attrition- A Look At What Record Cattle Prices May Mean

A War of Attrition- A Look At What Record Cattle Prices May Mean

Oklahoma Farm Report

A War of Attrition- A Look At What Record Cattle Prices May Mean Cattle prices are at record high levels and will push even higher in 2012 and beyond. According to OSU Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel, retail beef prices are increasing and will push higher but it is uncertain how much and how fast.

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6 Million More Cattle?

6 Million More Cattle?

Meghan Blythe

Beef Today

Supply and demand may seem like just concepts from a dusty book. But in today’s cattle market, those fundamentals govern profit and loss, and point toward the future.

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Weather’s impact on cattle performance

Weather’s impact on cattle performance

Steve Paisley

Tri State Livestock News

Occasionally there are examples that dramatically illustrate the impact that weather can have on cattle performance.

Last week we weighed consignor bulls on our residual feed intake (RFI) bull test at the SAREC facility.

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The Benefits of Grass Fed Beef

The Benefits of Grass Fed Beef

Mary Bodel

Examiner.com

Simi Valley is very lucky to have Dr. Novy and the Valley Veterinary Clinic.  Aside from being superb vets, they do two things that make this a better place to live.  One is to reduce via no kill means our homeless pet population.  The other is as a resource for grass fed beef.

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Tom Field Named Director Of Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program

Tom Field Named Director Of Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program

KTIC

Tom Field is the new director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program and the Paul Engler Chair of Agribusiness Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Is creep feeding beneficial?

Is creep feeding beneficial?

Megan Jedlicka

Sterling Journal Advocate

Creep feeding is a means of providing supplemental nutrients to nursing animals with feed not available to the mother. It can be in the form of grain, protein supplements, commercial creep feed, or high quality forages.

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Iowa Cattlemen’s Assn Names New Inductee To Its Hall Of Fame

Iowa Cattlemen’s Assn Names New Inductee To Its Hall Of Fame

AgriMarketing.com

A two-time leader of the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has been inducted into the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Hall of Fame.

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