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EARLY WEANING BENEFITS FIRST-CALF COWS
09/21/2017 05:27 PM
Summer heat can be hard on pastures, cows and calves, especially first-calf cows. These cows are in a special class as they are still trying to maintain body condition, actively grow, support reproduction by gestating with her second calf, and lactating.

PRODUCT HANDLING IS CRITICAL TO HERD HEALTH SUCCESS
09/21/2017 05:26 PM
The cow-calf production unit is the basis for the entire beef industry. The production of quality calves requires strict attention to the health of all calves, cows and bulls in the facility.

HYDRAULIC CALF TABLES MAKE LIVESTOCK HANDLING EASIER
09/21/2017 05:25 PM
Chutes and calf tables have made livestock handling easier—on the animals, and for the people doing the job, whether branding, castrating, dehorning, implanting calves, etc.

IT'S THE PITTS -- RATTLED
09/21/2017 05:24 PM
Despite having lived in, or near, rattlesnake country my entire life I've never known anyone who actually got bit by one, let alone got bit and lived to tell the tale. Until now, that is.

DO YOUR HOMEWORK BEFORE BUYING BULLS
09/20/2017 04:19 PM
As the bull-buying season gets underway, commercial cattlemen should do their homework to help ensure the bull(s) they purchase this year meet their needs.

PREWEANING CALF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ADD VALUE TO FEEDERS
09/19/2017 04:14 PM
The concept of a value added calf (VAC) program is not new today, but in the late 1980's it was thought to have little value in some circles.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- NO WORSTER
09/18/2017 04:48 PM
LeRoy was ancient. The lines in his face looked deep enough to hide in. His hair, mostly silver now, was still thick; his black eyes continued to sparkle with mischief.

DO HOMEWORK BEFORE HEADING INTO BULL BUYING SEASON
09/15/2017 04:18 PM
When it comes to genetics, bull selection is the most important decision the cow-calf producer has to make.

BLACK INK -- WEIGHING PREVENTION
09/15/2017 04:17 PM
Sometimes it only takes a couple of 2-cc subcutaneous shots to head off problems down the line. Sometimes it takes a few tons of steel, careful planning and focused construction.

WEANING IS CRITICAL TIME IN CALF'S LIFE
09/15/2017 04:16 PM
As we enter the fall months, weaning time is at hand for most spring calving herds. This is the exciting time of year when producers are able to reap the benefits of a year's worth of work and planning.

FALL CALVING SEASON MAY YIELD HIGHER RETURNS FOR S.E. PRODUCERS
09/15/2017 04:16 PM
The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; however, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have evaluated the risk and returns for a fall calving season, proving once again that timing is everything.

HAVING A VACCINATION PLAN IS IMPORTANT TO HERD HEALTH
09/14/2017 02:44 PM
To begin, I do not believe it is appropriate to recommend "cookie cutter" vaccination programs. Your vaccine program must be developed with your risks and expectations in mind.



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Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: weaning early..5 mos
I'm weaning calves a month early this year as we need to heal up some old cows before we sell them towards the end of the year. These will be 5-7 months. I'd rather the cow be raising them than m...

Trucks, Tractors and Machinery ? Re: Owning a trailer
We've got a 16" bumper that was really cheap or we wouldn't have bought it. I like it for our 4H animals, hauling a couple horses, or moving small loads around. Have a 20X7 when we move the cows ...

Feedyard Board ? Re: Creep Feed - What do you use?
TexasBred wrote:
TCRanch wrote:I just had to double check but we locked in at $185 per ton last week for 20% protein range nuggets (cubes). This particular Coop makes them but the other local Coop ...

Coffee Shop ? Re: Stewing
It just occurred to me, you didn't say they deducted it from your pay. They just billed you for it. I could bill you ten million dollars, doesn't mean I'm going to collect.

If they going to treat ...

Sports, Hunting, Fishing and Wildlife ? Re: Bass fishing, and pond management.
When I want to catch a bigger bass for my boys to see, I take a 4" bluegill and hook it behind the dorsal. I use a hook only, no weight, and toss it maybe 10' off the bank. Then I use my rod to kee...

Coffee Shop ? Re: Algeria
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Supposedly it's just a vacation and so his parents can meet his wife and their grandchild

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