A Good Bull Pays His Own Way
Victoria G. Myers
Putting a new face in the bull pen has become a pricey move. Depending on the bull, most commercial cattle operations are looking at spending $3,000 for those muscled-up genetics. But he’s really an investment for the entire operation.
Angus University set for Nov. 5 at National Angus Convention
Make plans now to attend the first-ever Angus University, an all-day educational event that takes place as part of the 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show. Angus University will be Nov. 5 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo.
RYE and RYEGRASS: What’s the Difference?
University of Nebraska
What do you think of with the phrase “forage rye”? What about ryegrass? These words can describe half a dozen forage grasses that are very different from one another. Planting the wrong one can be an expensive mistake.
Slaughter cow market following seasonal pattern — only more so
Boning cow prices in Oklahoma City were reported at just over $102/cwt. in the first week of March. This level suggests that March slaughter cow prices will exhibit a more than seasonal price increase.
Cow attack shows need for caution while working with livestock
Iowa Farmer Today
Hearing about or seeing a family member being attacked by a cow during calving leaves a big impression. I can remember when my mom called to tell me my dad was run over by a cow while tagging a calf.
Beef industry looks to appeal to younger generation
Jan Lee Buxengard
Houston County News
The younger generation has moved away from eating beef for a variety of reasons, but the executive director of the Minnesota Beef Council doesn’t believe it has to be that way.
Takes a good bull for a good herd
My grandfather had an old saying that if you start with a good bull, in a few years, you’ll have some pretty good cows. Now my grandfather wasn’t a Ph.D. in beef cattle science, far from it, but he was spot on with his analysis of what it takes to make a good cow herd