Dry pastures lacking in minerals and vitamins
After several months of a hot and dry summer, who would have imagined that we would have snow showers by the end of September. It wouldn’t have been so bad if some pastures had bounced back, yet they remain deplorable.
Iowa Cattle Industry Leadership Summit Registration Deadline Approaching
Early registration for the Iowa Cattle Industry Leadership Summit ends Nov. 12. The conference will be held Dec. 6-7, 2018 at the Prairie Meadows Events Center in Altoona. All cattle producers are invited to come for education, inspiration and the opportunity to talk to other members of the industry from around the state.
Bruised beef carcasses = bruised bottom line
Carcass bruising has long been an issue in fed cattle, cull cow and bull packing plants. Lately, however, the incidence of bruised carcasses has been rising.