Cattle Feedlots Face Losses on High Costs
U.S. cattle feedlots will have “slightly negative margins” this year amid high costs for livestock feed, said Michael Swanson, an agricultural economist at Wells Fargo & Co.
Beef industry’s “boundless potential”
Bovine Veterinarian Magazine
When you listen to economic futurist Lowell Catlett, PhD, you can’t help but be inspired.
When & How to wean your calves
The most important thing to know about weaning your calves for your 100% Grass-fed operation is, when is the rumen developed enough to utilize forages?
Conference Offers Ways to Increase Cattle Grazing
Cattle farmers gather in southern Indiana to look for new ways to keep beef on the table.
The combination of high feed prices and drought last year led many cattle operations to shut down last year.
Eight Steps to Take Nutrition Up a Notch
"Bred," the veterinarian calls out from the back of the chute. The gates fly open, and a heifer scrambles out as another takes her place. She, too, is bred.
Ohio’s beef cattle inventory released by USDA
Farm and Dairy
The number of cattle and calves in Ohio Jan. 1, 2013, was estimated at 1.23 million head, down 4 percent from last year.
Is the Cowherd Liquidation Pendulum Ready to Swing?
Kim Watson Potts
Friday’s USDA cattle inventory report didn’t come as a big surprise to anyone. The drought and high feed prices have kept the industry in liquidation mode rather than expansion for a couple of years now.
E.U. to drop some bans on U.S. meat
In what is seen as a gesture of good will ahead of free trade negotiations, the European Union has lifted its ban on some U.S. meat imports effective February 25th.
Beef Cow Inventory: States That Decreased The Most
Where Food Comes From
Texas decreased the most in beef cow inventory in the United States followed by Kansas and Missouri.
Understanding nutrient requirements of beef cows
South Dakota State University
Understanding the nutrient requirements of beef cows is essential to ensuring that requirements are being met and cow performance is optimized while utilizing available feeds in a cost-effective manner.