Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

Baxter Black, DVM MISERABLE

Baxter Black, DVM   MISERABLE

March came in like a lion and left the door open

   It’s blowed like a banshee for weeks

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Maintaining Proper Leg and Foot Structure in Your Herd Can Benefit Cattle’s Longevity and Productivity

Maintaining Proper Leg and Foot Structure in Your Herd Can Benefit Cattle’s Longevity and Productivity

Oklahoma Farm Report

It’s a trait that can be managed from a genetic standpoint, but is often overlooked says Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Dr. Bob Weaber about feet and leg structure in your cow herd. He told Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays recently that this is a very important trait for you mama cows to have.

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Estimated Costs for Livestock Fencing

Estimated Costs for Livestock Fencing

William Edwards

American Cattleman

Fencing costs are one of the most expensive aspects of livestock grazing. The type of fence constructed greatly impacts the cost per foot, total cost, and annual ownership cost. In addition, the shape of the paddocks affects the amount of materials needed and labor required for construction of the fence.

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Beef Producers Optimistic that Trump Can Work Trade Deal with Japan

Beef Producers Optimistic that Trump Can Work Trade Deal with Japan

Farming Magazine

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) was just one of many agricultural organizations closely monitoring President Donald Trump’s meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month at the White House. “On the economy, we will seek a trading relationship that is free, fair and reciprocal, benefiting both of our countries,” President Trump stated during their joint press conference. Both leaders seemed optimistic that a bilateral trade deal could be made.

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New stay EPD offered for multiple beef cattle breeds

New stay EPD offered for multiple beef cattle breeds

Farm and Dairy

Fertility trumps all other categories when it comes to good cattle genetics, and stayability is largely a function of fertility, said Wade Shafer, executive vice president of SimGenetics and member of the International Genetic Solutions (IGS) genetics team.

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Making beef cattle grazing practices better

Making beef cattle grazing practices better

Missouri State University

The three-year project at MSU’s Shealy Farm involves increasing nutrients for cattle through supplemental feed and evaluating how the feed provides the fertilizer needed for beef and forage production.

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Be Aware of the Dosage Differences Between Prostaglandin Products for Estrous Synchronization

Be Aware of the Dosage Differences Between Prostaglandin Products for Estrous Synchronization

Kalyn Waters

Drovers

Synchronization protocols can be confusing, especially for producers new to Artificial Insemination (A.I.), however with a new product on the market, even the most experienced producers need to be aware of dosage differences in prostaglandin products, even if they have been using them for years.

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