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HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- BEEF DEMAND HOLDS UP AGAINST INCREASING COMPETITION
05/21/2015 05:10 PM
“Large year-over-year increases in U.S. chicken and pork production have been a theme across all meat and poultry markets, and rightly so. Those increases, compounded by lackluster exports, have dropped wholesale pork and chicken prices dramatically,” say analysts with the Livestock marketing Information Center (LMIC), in the organization's recent Livestock Monitor.

NEVER TOO SOON TO PLAN FOR HAY AND PASTURE NEEDS
05/21/2015 05:09 PM
For many producers the last four or five years have been particularly challenging, especially when it came to providing for the forage needs of the cow herd.

IT'S THE PITTS -- NOW WHAT DO I DO?
05/11/2015 05:40 PM
I hope I never have to retire because, quite frankly, I'm not very good at it. My friends can't understand why I don't want to retire while I can't understand why they worked their entire lives doing something they can't wait to quit.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- ELEPHANT LESSONS
05/07/2015 05:16 PM
If you ever wondered how important it is for cattle producers to take seriously even the most preposterous allegations levied by activist groups, consider the long winding road involving circus elephants.

PRODUCERS MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER CREEP FEEDING
05/05/2015 05:49 PM
Creep feeding, like so many management practices, has been around for a long time. In the current cattle markets, with the value of calves at all-time highs, producing the extra pounds of beef can pay substantial dividends.

PRECONDITION FOR PERFORMANCE, QUALITY AND CASH
05/01/2015 03:50 PM
It's been talked about for 60 years. It's better for animals, preferred by most cattle feeders and could provide a 169 percent return on investment.

HIGH DEMAND FOR REPLACEMENTS AT ABBA NATIONAL F1 SALE
05/01/2015 03:49 PM
The 28th Annual American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) National F1 & Texas Brahman Association (TBA) Sale showed a high demand for F1 replacement females as averages for the sale were among top prices of any female replacement sale this year.

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.



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