Daily Archives: June 25, 2018

Zinc has vital role in bull fertility

Zinc has vital role in bull fertility

Rae Price

Western Livestock Journal

Zinc plays a key role in promoting male fertility, according to findings by researchers at the University of Missouri (MU). The discovery has implications for improved in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination (AI) in livestock and for human infertility diagnostics and therapies.

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Crude glycerin as substitute for antibiotics in cattle diets

Crude glycerin as substitute for antibiotics in cattle diets

Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Feed Navigator

Adding crude glycerin may boost rumen fermentation and support cattle production in place of antibiotics, say researchers.

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Tetanus in Cattle

Tetanus in Cattle

Heather Smith Thomas

Angus Beef Business Extra

Several serious livestock diseases are caused by a group of bacteria called clostridia. Cattle can be protected against the most common ones with seven- or eight-way vaccines, but tetanus is generally not included in those vaccines.

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Think you aren’t a beef exporter? Think again.

Think you aren’t a beef exporter? Think again.

Ashley Kohls

Beef Magazine

Last month, I had an incredible opportunity to join cattlemen and women from Minnesota, Nebraska, Colorado and Texas to see firsthand where U.S. beef goes after it leaves our borders. The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) organized the trip and provided our group with valuable insight into the developments and consumers trends impacting demand for U.S. beef.

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Grazing for drought resilience

Grazing for drought resilience

Monica Gokey

Progressive Cattleman

Rancher Steve Kenyon moved to Alberta because it was supposed to have more water than the neighboring province of Saskatchewan. Just a few years after he bought a piece of overgrazed land, the region’s worst drought in 80 years took hold.

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McDonald’s invests in grazing research to understand ecological impacts

McDonald’s invests in grazing research to understand ecological impacts

Townsend Bailey

Washington DC 100

Building a better McDonald’s starts with our food. We’re committed to working with suppliers and industry organizations to create frameworks for continuous improvement across America’s diverse climates and production systems.

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Great Plains Grazing to host beef cattle producer conference on June 28-29

Great Plains Grazing to host beef cattle producer conference on June 28-29

Kansas State University
Great Plains Grazing will host “Adapting Grazing Management for Future Needs”, a conference aimed for beef cattle producers across Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. The conference is scheduled for June 28-29, 2018 at the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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