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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SQUIRRELED AWAY
05/22/2017 05:21 PM
Hooter's old friend, Uncas Bingelmeyer was usually more carefree than the owner of a new credit card at a discount store. Today, though, he watched the scenery speed by as if they were approaching doom instead of Tulsa.

PLAN PROPERLY TO MANAGE YEARLING HEIFER BREEDING
05/22/2017 05:20 PM
Developing and breeding yearling heifers can be equally rewarding and frustrating. The process is too timely and costly to land anywhere short of success. The technology around estrus synchronization continues to evolve and improve. However, the best protocols alone are not enough to create high pregnancy rates. It requires meticulous planning to properly execute the synchronization protocol and nutrition programs. It all matters when fighting for a few percentage points.

WELL-DESIGNED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIRES PLANNING
05/22/2017 05:20 PM
Every business has (or should have) a means of measuring and analyzing the various factors that play a role in overall performance and profitability as well as to help in decision making. Cattle operations are no different.

LOOK FOR SIGNS TO REDUCE AND HANDLE HEAT STRESS
05/22/2017 05:19 PM
Warmer temperatures are quickly approaching, and that means livestock producers should start considering how to help their animals handle the heat.

BLACK INK -- ARE WE THERE YET?
05/22/2017 05:18 PM
We were bringing a little preschool friend out to our house for the afternoon. She was a town kid and about every three miles, she'd ask, “Are we ALMOST there?”

IT'S THE PITTS -- HOW TO LOAD A HORSE
05/22/2017 05:18 PM
Here is the correct way to load a horse.

GIVE YOUNG WILDLIFE SPACE TO GROW
05/19/2017 02:09 PM
Spring is a glorious time of year. Flowers and leaves are not the only signs of new life. Plenty of food and warmer weather make this the perfect time for wildlife to mate and raise their offspring.

BLACK INK -- ARE YOU ON TRACK?
05/18/2017 03:06 PM
Biology says it takes two years from the day you breed cows till their calves can be harvested for beef or join the breeding herd to calve as two-year-olds. Decisions before, after and during any two-year span can make a big difference.

NATIONAL JUNIOR ANGUS SHOW TO BE HELD IN DES MOINES
05/18/2017 03:05 PM
Come win with the Angus team in Des Moines, Iowa, at this year's National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

ALABAMA BCIA ANNOUNCES PUREBRED PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
05/12/2017 05:13 PM
Clanton, Ala. – The Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association (BCIA) named Hillside Angus Farm, Dale and Judy Parris of Albertville as the 2016 Purebred Producer of the Year at the Alabama BCIA 2017 Annual Meeting held in Jemison on March 11.

LAST YEAR'S DROUGHT MAY AFFECT THIS YEAR'S HAY
05/12/2017 05:13 PM
Starkville, Miss. -- Last year's drought will likely affect this year's hay acreage in Mississippi.

IT'S THE PITTS -- MY FAVORITE FIRES
05/10/2017 04:38 PM
First, let me state for the record that I am NOT a cowboy poet. I don't have the mustache or the wardrobe for it.



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Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: Bull Age and Rotation ?
cow pollinater wrote:
I like to run a young bull with the older bull instead of two young bulls together. The young bull figures out pretty quick he only gets to play when the old bull is busy.
I do...

Artificial Insemination (AI) for Cattle ? Re: Best Angus Bull for Replacement...
Air Gator, I like Leachman Right Time the best, the Hyline 338 probably his best son at least for me. If the Hyline is there the Leachman is just a generation back. I like them both for making cows...

Health & Nutrition ? Re: Ear ticks
Cross-7 wrote:
TCRanch wrote:Fly Ban works on ear ticks (also flies and lice). This time of year we spray every couple weeks and we do not use ear tags.



Thank you
I spray but 2 days later they're ki...

Breeds Board ? Re: The herd
Looks like an excellent start.

Coffee Shop ? Re: Animal Control
yes i'm sure i'll be in jail for telling someone to get off my privately owned property AND they'll come take EVERY SINGLE ANIMAL off my property because I said "I might feed them next week"



get rea...

Coffee Shop ? Re: Oh Crap!!!!
I sat down once in the woods to cool off and looked between my legs and saw a pair of eyes looking up at me through the pine straw. Those eyes belonged to a pygmy rattler. Thank goodness he didn'...



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