Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

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Nutrition’s Role in a Successful Calving Season

Dr. Jody Wade, Professional Services Veterinarian for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., discusses the importance of cow-calf nutrition during the calving season.

2012 a year of record cattle prices and record feedlot losses

2012 a year of record cattle prices and record feedlot losses

Dillon Feuz

Tri-State Livestock News

This year is almost in the books with only a few more weeks left to trade cattle. I thought it might be worthwhile to review the year and maybe take a peek at what 2013 might hold.

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Some key points on beef cattle minerals

Some key points on beef cattle minerals

Geni Wren

Bovine Veterinarian Magazine

At last week’s Academy of Veterinary Consultants’ winter meeting in Denver, Colo., Connie K. Larson, PhD, Zinpro Performance Minerals®, discussed mineral supplementation in beef cattle.

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Fall Calvers Hold the Line on Condition

Fall Calvers Hold the Line on Condition

Del Deterling

Progressive Farmer

Winter weather can be tough on cows, even in parts of the South. Johnny and Sharon Rogers raise Red and Black Angus cattle in Roxboro, N.C., in the Piedmont region.

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Kazakh cowboys tour ND, get cattle-tending tips

Kazakh cowboys tour ND, get cattle-tending tips

JAMES MacPHERSON

CNS News

Mananbai Sadykov cuffed his stiff blue jeans over intricately stitched cowboy boots and tread mindfully though minefields of cattle manure at the Helbling Hereford Ranch in central North Dakota.

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Marker Assisted EPDs

Marker Assisted EPDs

American Simmental Association

Initially, beef breed associations, particularly Angus, utilized genomic predictors (Molecular Breeding Values; MBV) that were provided by commercial companies (i.e. Merial Igenity, Pfizer Animal Genetics) whereby MBVs were provided to the breed association but genotypes were not.

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Cattlemen’s pre-convention tour will highlight Florida’s agriculture

Cattlemen’s pre-convention tour will highlight Florida’s agriculture

Southwest Farm Press

Participants registered for the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show can count themselves in for an exciting, jam-packed week.

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Genex Modifies Corporate Structure

Genex Modifies Corporate Structure

Genex Cooperative, Inc., the cattle genetics and artificial insemination organization headquartered in Shawano, Wis., has reorganized it business divisions to better serve members and customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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U.S. must comply with WTO meat-labeling ruling by May

U.S. must comply with WTO meat-labeling ruling by May

Fox Business

The United States must bring its country-of-origin meat labeling rules into compliance with a earlier World Trade Organization ruling by May 23, 2013, according to a WTO decision on Tuesday, the Canadian government said.

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Missouri Farmers Fight Rise In Hay Thefts

Missouri Farmers Fight Rise In Hay Thefts

KMOX

As if it’s not bad enough that Missouri farmers are trying to survive the worst drought in decades, now many of them are facing a new problem that’s costing them big bucks.

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