Daily Archives: July 25, 2017

Baxter Black, DVM:  Horses Kin Hurt Ya!

Baxter Black, DVM:  Horses Kin Hurt Ya!

Horses kin hurt ya! SOMETIMES ON PURPOSE! I looked up at the pig-eyed backyard horse. The roll of fat down the crest of his neck quivered as he snorted and flared his nostrils.

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Oklahoma Farm Report – The Beef Industry is Reinventing Itself Under a Time-Tested Brand: “Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner.”

Oklahoma Farm Report – The Beef Industry is Reinventing Itself Under a Time-Tested Brand: "Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner."

Oklahoma Farm Report

“It’s an iconic brand. The beef industry has been using it for over 25 years and it’s interesting that even with the young Millennials, it still has a lot of equity,” Harrison said. “We’ll be relaunching the “Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.” brand – merging the discussion we’re having with consumers about the product, as well as how it’s produced. We’re very excited about it and looking forward to October when we launch.”

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My Introduction to Trichomoniasis Foetus

My Introduction to Trichomoniasis Foetus

Tri State Livestock News

I was the veterinarian for a livestock company in the northwest. We had 10,000 cows on 6 ranches in 5 states with a progressive, well-managed cow/calf operation. The year was 1976. In October I preg-tested our cows in Owyhee county Idaho. The conception rate was 92 percent.

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Clipping Just for Aesthetics is Hard to Justify

Clipping Just for Aesthetics is Hard to Justify

Victor Shelton

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

July 4th usually reminds me that half of the growing season is pretty much gone. After panicking for a moment or two, it is best to just come to the conclusion that everything is done that needs to be done, and if not, perhaps it just wasn’t that important

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Story-selling: Verbage critical to marketing products – and image

Story-selling: Verbage critical to marketing products – and image

Kindra Gordon

The Cattle Business Weekly

I recently had an “a-ha” moment while shopping at a vintage market. The store, which is only open one weekend a month, was buzzing with shoppers. I was among them, and we were ogling over what most people would call “junk” – from old dishes and dusty furniture to tools and rusty buckets. The checkout counter had a lengthy line and the vintage wares were flying out the door.

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County Commissioner Describes Wildfire Devastation in Missouri Breaks

County Commissioner Describes Wildfire Devastation in Missouri Breaks

Northern AG

As the Lodgepole Complex Fire continues to burn out of control in Central Montana, an estimated 230,000 acres has already been scorched with just 5% of the wildfire reported as contained. The fire has left devastation in it’s wake with with outbuildings, corrals, miles of fence line, pasture, hay and livestock lost.

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Grain, Byproducts Are Options for Cattle During Drought

Grain, Byproducts Are Options for Cattle During Drought

Drovers

With much of North Dakota experiencing drought conditions, many producers are or will be facing shortages of summer pasture and forages for fall and winter feeding.

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Build a Grazing Plan to Balance Forage Supply, Livestock Demand

Build a Grazing Plan to Balance Forage Supply, Livestock Demand

Gallagher

A grazing plan, according to specialist Jim Gerrish, offers producers an organized approach to managing the system of soil, plant, animal, and human resources available to the farm or ranch. Gerrish, who manages a grazing operation in the Pahsimeroi Valley of north central Idaho, has been involved in grazing practices, research, and consulting since 1980.

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5 tips to ensure livestock health before the fair

5 tips to ensure livestock health before the fair

Farm and Dairy

Show season brings new concerns for livestock health. Here are some ways to keep livestock healthy before taking them to the fair.

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What Cowboys Can Teach Us About Feeding the World

What Cowboys Can Teach Us About Feeding the World

Bill Gates

Gates Notes

I will be the first person to admit that I’m a city boy. I grew up in Seattle, where my main agricultural experience as a kid was the farmers who sold freshly picked fruits and vegetables at Pike Place Market.

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