Daily Archives: April 21, 2020

Baxter Black: Nature Films

Baxter Black:  Nature Films

“Here we are friends, on the Serengeti Plains in the wilds of Serengeti.” As the crowd leans in closer to the television we see the swaying Boab trees… an endless sea of grass waving off into the horizon.

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Fence Repair or Replacement – A Balancing Act

Fence Repair or Replacement – A Balancing Act

American Cattlemen

When Ryan Sloop or his two trusted fencers come across a fence that has suffered some sudden catastrophic damage from a car wreck or fallen tree, they stop, pull out their crash kit and make it secure. Like fencing first responders.

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Dr. Derrel Peel on USDA Offering Help for the Cattle Industry

Dr. Derrel Peel on USDA Offering Help for the Cattle Industry

Oklahoma Farm Report

Last week, USDA announced a total of $19 billion for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The program includes $16 billion in direct payments to farmers and ranchers including $9.5 billion of emergency funding from the CARES Act and $6.5 billion of funding from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).

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Questioning Uterine Infusions

Questioning Uterine Infusions

Dr. Ken McMillan


Infusing cows is actually controversial. I would be concerned about using any long-acting infusion in the uterus of a cow. All the information I have seen indicates this can be very irritating to uterine tissues.

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Things to know about treating calf scours

Things to know about treating calf scours

Alan Newport

Beef Producer

Intervention to cure calf scours is a complex thing, and the disease often has lasting effects. Scours and its recovery are highly affected by age of the calf and species of pathogens, and also by level of dehydration, nutritional status, maternal transfer of antibodies through the colostrum, electrolyte loss, gut pH and condition, hypothermia, and even the development of septicemia.

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Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

Mark Sulc, Bill Weiss, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Rory Lewandowski, CCA

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

Winter cereal forage crop development is advancing with the early warm weather this spring. These crops include winter rye, winter wheat, winter triticale, and barley. Italian ryegrass planted late last summer to early autumn is another forage crop that is developing early and will be ready for harvest by late April.

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Corn processing may improve gain efficiency in feedlot cattle

Corn processing may improve gain efficiency in feedlot cattle

Tim Lundeen


Beef cattle nutrition and physiology researchers have long been studying the regulation of marbling, because intramuscular (IM) fat deposition affects the meat quality and carcass value, researchers Tiago B. Freitas and Tara L. Felix with Pennsylvania State University, Wayne Shriver and Alejandro E. Relling with The Ohio State University and Francis L. Fluharty with the University of Georgia wrote in a recent edition of Translational Animal Science.

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How the stocker sector is changing

How the stocker sector is changing

Wes Ishmael

Beef Magazine

Unfolding impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and the world’s response to it shines the most recent spotlight on the essential nature of the beef stocker sector.

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The stagnant future of fly control

The stagnant future of fly control

Melissa Beck

Progressive Cattle

We have billion-dollar problems in the beef industry. Here are a few of the commonly reported billion-dollar hits we take annually: fescue toxicosis, bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and, surprisingly, flies. Our goal is to minimize these negative economic impacts and manage for profit.

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A woman on the cattle drive

A woman on the cattle drive

Brownwood Bulletin

There was a woman named Harriet Standifer Cluck. She was the daughter of Stuart Standifer and Caroline Randall Standifer. She was born April 14, 1846 in Cherokee, Alabama and died March 2, 1938 in Williamson Co., Texas. She married George Washington Cluck June 25, 1863 in Williamson Co., Texas. He was born December 18, 1839 in Missouri and died August 23, 1920 in Williamson Co., Texas.

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