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RESEARCHERS REVOLUTIONIZE FERAL HOG CONTROL
03/30/2015 05:12 PM
For decades, farmers, ranchers and land managers across the United States have fought a losing war against feral hogs. This invasive animal acts similarly to a harmful virus in the human body.

IT'S THE PITTS -- THEN AND NOW
03/24/2015 05:39 PM
I'm starting to feel older than dirt. And I swear there is soil in our garden that I knew when it was rocks. Oh, how a few decades can change your outlook on life.

ENHANCE CALF PERFORMANCE THROUGH STRATEGIC MATERNAL NUTRITION
03/24/2015 05:38 PM
In Part 1 of this series we began discussing the effects that the nutrition of the pregnant cow pre-calving can have direct effects on how well the resulting calf performs throughout its life.

BLACK INK -- WE CAN COOK, AND WE LOVE BEEF
03/24/2015 05:37 PM
A decade ago I was in college and heard the same sad story over and over: young people just didn't know how to cook, and that was sure to spell disaster for beef demand.

YON FAMILY FARMS HOSTS 25TH ANNUAL BULL SALE
03/24/2015 05:36 PM
The 25th Anniversary Sale went off without a hitch – no snow, sleet, ice, rain or earthquakes and for that we are thankful.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- LET THE CRUMBLING BEGIN
03/23/2015 05:50 PM
It was just too easy. Myron was always amazed how the most elaborate plans, carefully implemented, ticking along as reliably as a newly-tuned Swiss watch could be unraveled so simply.

GENOTYPING TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP WITH CATTLE SELECTION
03/20/2015 06:01 PM
The genotyping technologies that are currently being marketed to beef producers are based off of genetic markers that have been identified to be associated with economically important traits.

BLACK CREST FARMS SPRING SALE AVERAGES $3,494
03/20/2015 06:00 PM
The Black Crest Farms Spring Sale was held February 14, 2015 in Sumter, S.C.

IT'S THE PITTS - FAMOUS COWS
03/18/2015 05:40 PM
When I grow up I want to be curator of the Cow Hall of Fame. The only problem is I don't think there is one.

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE CATTLE HANDLING IS IMPORTANT
03/18/2015 05:39 PM
Safe and effective cattle handling has always been important. In the last few years there has been a move toward what has been called low-stress handling or as we prefer to call it a return to sound effective stockmanship.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GROWING COW-CALF PRODUCTION WITH FEWER ACRES
03/16/2015 05:38 PM
“The U.S. cow herd must grow if the industry is going to preserve existing infrastructure and regain lost market share,” says Don Close, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Group Senior Analyst.

IMPROVE COW'S NUTRITION FOR A BETTER CALF
03/11/2015 04:01 PM
Research over recent years has shown, repeatedly, that improving the nutrition of the cow at and post conception and through the entire gestational period will improve calf survival (lower dystocia rates), growth (greater weaning weights) and health (lower rates of sickess and deathloss prior to weaning).



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I saw Heart and Supertramp in 1974. Supertramp had just released their first album, and Heart was just a few months away. It was at the opera house Seattle center. Two different ferry rides to get there plus a 2 mile walk.

Re: Risk vs Reward, does calf size really matter?
In all of the discussions on birth weight on here, I've never heard anyone mention the impact of timing of calving season on birthweight. I've weighed calves, I can usually judge pretty close, I've kept some records and have a pretty good memory o...

Re: IVF flushing a virgin heifer ?
We're aspirating a virgin heifer this week; should have results a week from Friday. Frankly, I'm not too optimistic...Why are we aspirating her?She's out of really good stock, she's injured her rear leg (frostbite as a calf) and will never live l...

Ticks & Flies???????????
Here it is March 31st and today there were flies all over my cattle. Lone behold when I got in tonight there was a tick stuck on my waist line>. B&G

Re: Most 50+ year olds were extensively homeschooled
I heard the " Because I said so that's why" a lot. The one that puzzled me the most was before a spanking they would say "This will hurt me more than it hurts you" I always thought well if it hurts you so much we can skip it. Mom liked wooden spoo...

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Re: Converting to pasture questions
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