Preventing Respiratory Acidosis in Newborn Calves
Angus Beef Bulletin Extra
We have previously discussed the research that indicates that the average length of time that a mature cow is in Stage 2 of calving is less than half an hour. The average length of time that a first-calf 2-year-old heifer is in Stage 2 of labor is about an hour.
Jay O’Brien Is 2013 BEEF Stocker Award Winner
“You own stocker cattle long enough and the market generally gives you a chance to come out on them,” says Jay O’Brien of Amarillo, who owns a ranch northeast of Clarendon, TX, with his children and grandkids. He also manages ranches in Texas and Colorado.
Ranchers Play a High-Steaks Game for All the Marbling
Wall Street Journal
Started last year, the competition is part of growing interest among meat eaters and small cattle-producers in raising the profile of beef to more than just "what’s for dinner," as the old slogan goes. They view steak in the manner of a fine French wine or robust Colombian coffee, searching for flavors perceived as mushroom and ocean, while avoiding anything reminiscent of mackerel, cardboard and liver.