Group Heifer Sales a Plus to Buyers and Sellers
Over the years, Tommy Brown watched as semiload after semiload of nice heifers left Alabama for the feedlots. He wanted to see these animals stay in area herds as replacements, helping to improve quality and boost incomes for cattlemen around the state.
Effect of cattle disease on carcass traits
As more finished cattle are targeted to receive Certified Angus Beef® (CAB®) premiums or priced on carcass merit grids, cow-calf producers, cattle feeders and meat purveyors throughout the marketing chain have increased interest in the effect of disease on carcass traits.
Indiana Beef Evaluation Program offers top bulls at fall sale
Cattle producers looking for bulls that will add pounds, quality and value to their herds should attend the Indiana Beef Evaluation Program’s bull sale Oct. 19.
Researchers Study Effect of Nutrition on Growing Fetus
Heather Smith Thomas
The body condition and nutrition of the dam can make a difference in some of the traits that ultimately are exhibited by the developing fetus. Studies are now underway at the University of Wyoming to explore this phenomenon in beef cattle.
Health a concern following blizzard
Tri State Livestock news
Prolonged stress placed on animals, especially younger animals, due to weather events results in increased cortisol levels in the animals’ bloodstream, which can have profound effects on the immune system.
Enhancing Beef Demand Must be Industry’s Priority, Tom Field Says
Oklahoma Farm Report
The fortunes of all operators at every step of the beef industry chain ultimately rest with consumer demand for beef. And a University of Nebraska agribusiness specialist spoke on sustaining that demand, even amidst high retail beef prices, at the recent Beef Stocker Field Day at Kansas State University.
South Dakota’s Cattle Cataclysm: Why Isn’t This Horror News?
If you aren’t in the ag world, you most likely haven’t heard about the devastating loss that ranchers in western South Dakota are struggling with after being hit by winter storm Atlas.
Oklahoma cattle auction keeps selling despite USDA shutdown
One of the nation’s largest and oldest cattle auctions was not going let the shutdown of the U.S. government affect operations, so it now reports sales privately via the Internet to ensure its benchmark prices get out.
Ten Things You May Not Know About the Atlas Blizzard and Cattle
Red Dirt in my Soul
People have been shocked that I’ve tweeted and posted on my Red Dirt facebook page that the Atlas Blizzard that stranded me in Cheyenne last week, has killed an estimated 60,000 – 100,000 cattle in the Black Hills of Wyoming and South Dakota. You’d think that’d be Big News. People haven’t seen it on the major networks, though someone said they had seen it on Fox News and The Blaze.
Farm to Fork Tour provides insider’s view of beef industry
The Gainesville Sun
Consumers and professionals gathered in Gainesville on Monday morning to learn about how beef is produced and to see with their own eyes where it comes from.