|IDENTIFY TRAITS FOR IMPROVEMENT WHEN SELECTING BULLS|
|10/06/2015 03:04 PM|
Selecting sires is an important decision that producers make in cow-calf operations. In a single sire herd, the bull is responsible for one-half of the genetics of the entire calf crop.
|THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- JUST WAXED|
|10/06/2015 03:04 PM|
t was a month last Tuesday when Hooter sold his smartphone to Cousin Charlie for $29.76, no more and no lesstrading his dependence on communication technology for what he hoped would be a simpler, less vexing daily existence.
|ALABAMA AUCTIONEER NAMED WORLD CHAMPION|
|10/01/2015 03:44 PM|
Brandon Neely, Southside, Ala., proved his world-class talent as a livestock auctioneer at the 52nd anniversary of Livestock Marketing Association's (LMA) World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC).
|APPALACHIAN CLASSIC CHAROLAIS SALE AVERAGES $4,623|
|10/01/2015 03:39 PM|
The Appalachian Classic Charolais Sale was held May 30, 2015 in Knoxville, Tenn.
|COMMON DEER DISEASES ARE NOTHING TO FEAR|
|09/25/2015 03:13 PM|
As a wildlife specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, I get many phone calls and emails from hunters during the hunting season asking, What's wrong with this deer? The hunter then provides some details regarding what he is seeing on the deer. Together we can usually diagnose the problem.
|RELATIONSHIP WITH VET PREPARES PRODUCERS FOR CHANGE|
|09/25/2015 03:13 PM|
Noble Foundation consultants have always encouraged producers to have relationships with their local veterinarians.
|IT'S THE PITTS -- GOOD NIGHT|
|09/24/2015 05:22 PM|
I hear that architects are putting porches back on houses these days, although they have no idea why. Mostly for decoration I'd say.
|MANAGE PASTURES TO BEST PROVIDE FOR NUTRITIONAL NEEDS|
|09/22/2015 05:29 PM|
In Part 3 of this series we discussed grouping of cattle by production status and age to better manage their nutrient demands. By focusing these groups we create a narrower range of nutrient demands that can be addressed more accurately and more efficiently and reduces variation a great deal. In other words, there is much less feeding on the averages. But along with managing the nutrient demand of the animal we have to manage the nutrient supply.
|HUNTIN DAYLIGHT -- ENHANCED BEEF DEMAND STARTS WITH UNDERSTANDING|
|09/21/2015 05:24 PM|
Certainly, the recent downturn in cattle prices is driven by seasonal factors in tandem with macroeconomic forces, but it also has plenty to do with domestic and international demand.
|SUCCESSFUL CALVING SEASON DEPENDS ON FORWARD THINKING|
|09/18/2015 02:33 PM|
Calving season is the beginning of a long process that gets most operators paid for the work done throughout the year. A high percentage of live calves, especially in this market, should pay dividends to diligent ranchers.
|FALL CALVING SEASON BEGINS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE|
|09/18/2015 02:28 PM|
Each year in August, it is time for an important reminder. Fall-calving season is here. In fact, the start of the fall calving season often begins before some producers expect it.
|TEXAS A & M SHORT COURSE FEATURES MARKET OUTLOOK|
|09/18/2015 02:23 PM|
As temperatures in College Station reached 100 degrees during Monday's opening general session of the 61st Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, it could also accurately describe a red-hot cattle market the past two years.
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Re: Stock Trailer Tire
That happens regular on our trailer. Its part of the fun. When you go to load some calves and hook to the trailer on to find bad tires. So you go the the farms store and buy another ten dollar pull pull off tire to put on it. If it was up to me, I...
Re: Budget AR 15's
don't knock what ya aint seen...
Re: Oats a bust?
Thanks vette. Very good point about the ryegrass. We had alot go to seed with the wet spring. No reason to think we shouldn't get a good volunteer stand. I've started pouring the feed to em to get em to winter condition. Hopefully will get to use ...
Re: What kind of herd do you run, and why?
Supa Dexta wrote:We who? What is your outfit? Sounds a little more complex than your avg cattle operation.JS means, "we the people". You, me, and the guy behind the tree get to be western ranchers courtesy of the federal government. LOL Seriously...
Sorry to hear it dash. Nothing like a good dog. If any thing on earth deserves a longer life, it's a dog
Re: Seriously how do you do raise cattle when it never rains
Still no rain....Husband started digging on a pond that has bothered him for years. We had a new pond built a couple years ago in this pasture, luckily, so he was able to drain this one. Had to move the cows to keep them out. Our ponds are in ok s...
Re: Growing heifers
glacierridge wrote:Color means nothing to me. Performance does. And don't even start on the different sizes, we calve year round, it works best for us, the customers and the butcher shop where we take our cattle.And this is what is important to us...
Re: Lost a bull today
If you see anyone spending a lot of time in the trees, look into it. BBJ was in the woods daily. I'd count them every time i passed their pasture and he was always at the edge of the woods. He was easy to see because of his white face.
Re: acronyms and big words
Don't matter what line of work you're in - they all use em. People must think it makes them sound fancy.
Re: Bale Grazing Style - Winter
Most guys around here have 4x5 balers, and cut the bales off at 50-52" or so. Gives about a 1400lb bale. Single wrapper is easier to resell bales, as you can take them one by one rather then opening a string of them. Inline is faster and can be ...
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