Daily Archives: August 27, 2013

Discussion of two-stage weaning

Discussion of two-stage weaning

Tri State Livestock News

As we continue to better understand the important interactions between herd management and herd health programs on lifetime calf performance and carcass quality, ways of reducing calf stress has become increasingly important.

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Early disease detection in herds import

Early disease detection in herds import

Heather Smith Thomas

Cattle Today

A conscientious stockman learns to tell the difference between a healthy animal and a sick one. It helps to be able to detect subtle signs of early disease; early detection and early treatment can often make the difference of life or death, quick recovery or prolonged treatment and convalescence, for that animal.

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A cow with prolapse died and the owner isn’t sure why.

A cow with prolapse died and the owner isn’t sure why.

Dr. Ken McMillan

DTN/The Progressive Farmer

The take-home lesson is to have a place where you can get them caught and restrained with minimal excitement.

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King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management marks 10 years training the nation’s future ranch managers.

King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management marks 10 years training the nation’s future ranch managers.

Kindra Gordon

Angus Journal

It has been 10 years since the King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management (KRIRM) was established at Texas A&M–Kingsville in 2003. The birth of the Institute coincided with commemorating the 150th anniversary of the King Ranch.

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Cactus Feeders CEO Calls for Thorough Review and Return of Zilmax to Market

Cactus Feeders CEO Calls for Thorough Review and Return of Zilmax to Market

Oklahoma Farm report

Cactus Feeders CEO Calls for Thorough Review and Return of Zilmax to Market

Beta agonists have proven to be revolutionary as a feed ingredient for cattle in this country. They improves feed efficiency resulting in higher-yielding carcasses.

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Calving On Green Grass: Another Ranch Shares Its Story

Calving On Green Grass: Another Ranch Shares Its Story

Jesse Bussard

Beef Producer

University research has made it hard to deny the economic benefits of green-grass calving when compared to the higher costs of winter calving

But to get a more intimate feel for a topic such as this, it’s probably best to talk to the producers actually making the management changes and implementing them on their own ranches.

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Why showing cattle matters

Why showing cattle matters

Success is Reason Enough

There are some that say showing cattle isn’t important. They’ll say it isn’t reflective of our industry, that it doesn’t teach kids about commercial operations, etc. To that – I’d respectfully disagree.

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