|BLACK INK -- THE ROAD TO GREATNESS|
|04/24/2015 05:07 PM|
Maybe you're just starting out in the cattle business, or maybe you've been in it for decades and thought you'd seen it all by now. Either way, this is an exciting time when you can be sure of great risk and, potentially, great rewards.
|SALACOA VALLEY BRANGUS BULLS AVERAGE $6,274|
|04/23/2015 05:54 PM|
Cool temperatures and beginning spring grass greeted a nice crowd of Brangus enthusiasts at the Salacoa Valley Farms Customer Appreciation Sale.
|IT'S THE PITTS -- COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS|
|04/22/2015 03:54 PM|
I've read that many writers have a hard time letting themselves be happy. I don't know if it's the actual writing that causes depression, or if depressed people are just drawn to the job.
|DOES MINIMIZING PRODUCTION COSTS ALWAYS MAKE SENSE?|
|04/21/2015 03:53 PM|
Beef production costs center largely around the three F's Feed, Fertilizer and Fuel. The costs of all three of these commodities are generally volatile and it's doubtful this will ever change.
|THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- STICK IT IN THE CURVE|
|04/20/2015 03:45 PM|
What do you mean she just disappeared? Vernon Caterwauller repeated into the phone. His face turned a paler shade of bleached chalk.
|FOUR STATES CLASSIC SPRING TURNOUT SALE HELD MARCH 7|
|04/15/2015 05:39 PM|
A break in the harsh winter weather and the opportunity to purchase strictly choice, graded replacement stock cows and bulls packed the bleachers at the Four States Spring turn out sale Saturday, March 7th.
|TAKE PREVENTATIVE STEPS TO AVOID GRASS TETANY|
|04/14/2015 04:03 PM|
For the last 20 something years, it never fails that at different times of the year certain topics become of greater concern. In the spring, these largely focus on two things: bloat and grass tetany.
|DEEP SOUTH STOCKER CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN ALABAMA|
|04/13/2015 03:48 PM|
Alabama will host the seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference Aug. 6-7 in Montgomery, Alabama. The conference is targeting cattle producers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
|IT'S THE PITTS -- WHERE'D EVERYBODY GO?|
|04/09/2015 04:43 PM|
I don't get out much these days and the other day I went to the auction market for the first time in a long time. At least I thought it was the same auction market.
|HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- NEED GROWS FOR INCREASED COW EFFICIENCY|
|04/09/2015 04:42 PM|
Anytime the matter of cow efficiency becomes overwhelmingly complex, we should revert to the basics. That's a statement made by the late Bob Totusek, an animal science icon at Oklahoma State University.
|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.
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Re: Herbicide for Locust?
tom4018 wrote:Bigfoot wrote:I'd suggest remedy. This isn't the ideal time to kill them, with sap rising. Hit them just before the sap falls. It'll get the roots that way.With all this rain never saw them jump up so bad. Don't think they carry Rem...
M-5 wrote:Good looking ride. I like them mules I considered one but not fond of the dealer.We have three dealers within 30 miles and it goes to a half dozen within 60.Kawaski owns the market here. Nearly everyone here does their work off one.Rich ...
Caustic Burno wrote:greybeard wrote:One of my neighbors sold a scrawny 4 yr old Jersey bull at Livingston 2 weekends ago after it nearly killed him--got $1 or 1.10/pound for it--I don't remember now. I saw it on the trailer and wouldn't have thoug...
Re: Big Weekend In College Baseball
The busload of hoochies I sent to the Aggie's hotel room was money well spent. HahaThe old joke is we stare at A&M's cattle when we go there and A&M stares at our women when they come here.Will try to get you some photos today, TB. It is the black...
Re: Looking for cattle candy
fenceman wrote:TexasBred wrote:FlyingLSimmentals wrote:Tractor Supply in Princeton, KY has the cubes and I think I've bought them at Hopkinsville, KY before too. I also use alfalfa cubes a lot for treats as well. Both can work really well to lead ...
Re: What is Chrome in Longhorn crosses
highgrit wrote:branguscowgirl wrote:"Chrome" is the spots or white markings on the darker hide color."Chrome" is the darker spots on a white or light colored hide.Ok. It is the opposite in describing a horse them. "Chrome" on a horse is the white ...
greybeard wrote:Less than 1/10" in the last 24 hrs and I sure hope that holds true this time tomorrow as well. I'm loading a bull in the morning if I have to pull a 2 ton and GN thru the yard to the pen with a tractor.If you don't have him in the ...
Re: Best Way to Sell 40 Cow/Calf Pairs
BRYANT wrote:If I was selling I would run an add and sell them at home, if they are good clean cattle. If you take them to a sale there will be a lot of people that think they are just culls it does not matter how good they are some people look at...
Re: Best mineral by contents
Wait, we need to re-name this thread.Texas Bred help! Please advise on our mineral programs!
Re: Could this possibly be True?
If they would require a drug test when they apply for it and periodically once they are on it that would weed a whole bunch of them out, but that will never happen. Not a time goes by when we go to the store that we don't get in line near someone ...
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