Monthly Archives: May 2012

Angus Genetics Inc. Names New Genetic Systems Director

Angus Genetics Inc. Names New Genetic Systems Director

AgriMarketing

Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) has announced its newest employee, Genetic Systems Director Brian Brigham. Brigham will be working on a wide array of AGI projects, including new-trait development, genomic research and data collection systems.

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AgriLife Research study focuses on feeding beef steers with algae co-products

AgriLife Research study focuses on feeding beef steers with algae co-products

Southwest Farm Press

Algae typically isn’t associated with cattle feed, but a Texas AgriLife Research scientist and graduate student have found some interesting results that may change this mindset during their  three-phased study.

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Nebraska State Fair to salute beef industry   

Nebraska State Fair to salute beef industry                                 

The Imperial Republican

The Nebraska State Fair Open Beef Cattle Breed Shows, which are a highlight of the fair, will be judged Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 29 and 30, in the livestock arena on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds.

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Baxter Black, DVM:  SUSPICIOUS OF THE GOOD COW MARKET

Baxter Black, DVM:  SUSPICIOUS OF THE GOOD COW MARKET

I was visiting with Bill in Alabama.  He’s a cattleman, a bit of a philosopher and a constant worrier.

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Health as a marketing issue

Health as a marketing issue

Bob Larson

Angus Journal

Marketing replacement bulls and heifers involves providing cattle that will thrive in a customer’s environment while providing the genetic inputs for high-value offspring. While health may not be the primary thought when selecting replacement cattle, it should be an important consideration.

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Herd Rebuilding Putting More at Risk for Anaplasmosis

Herd Rebuilding Putting More at Risk for Anaplasmosis

Boyd Kidwell

Progressive Farmer

Ear taggers, dehorners and needles can all spread anaplasmosis from seemingly healthy carrier animals to others in the herd.

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Industry dynamics in a new era

Industry dynamics in a new era

Greg Lardy

Tri State Livestock News

The beef cattle industry has been in contraction mode for several years. Cow numbers have declined steadily since about 2004 and are currently at numbers not seen since the 1950s.

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