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WEANING A CRITICAL PART OF ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
08/28/2015 04:11 PM
Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use on farms and in all meat production systems are hot news items right now. There is an awful lot of confusion, misinformation and disinformation on the Internet and in the media, too.

HIGH FORAGE QUALITY IMPORTANT FOR CATTLE NUTRITION
08/28/2015 04:06 PM
High quality forage is essential to beef cattle's nutrition and beef producers' bottom lines, said University of Georgia Extension forage specialist Dennis Hancock.

PRICES AND NUMBERS UP FOR BEEF CATTLE
08/24/2015 02:38 PM
Starkville, Miss. -- Record beef cattle prices are making Mississippi producers happy to be in the business this summer.

HEREFORD JUNIORS ELECT NEW OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
08/19/2015 05:28 PM
Kansas City, Mo. -— The election of four new junior Hereford members to the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors was made, along with announcement of the new officer team, during the 16th Annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) June 27-July 3 in Grand Island, Neb.

STUDY LOOKS AT FORAGE BENEFITS FOR QUAIL AND CATTLE
08/18/2015 05:32 PM
The old adage “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence” may have a new twist when it comes to cattle forages.

BLACK INK -- NO BIDDERS
08/17/2015 05:08 PM
Imagine you've got a load a calves headed for the sale barn. You know that feeling of anticipation and hope, and perhaps some worry.

MAKE GOOD STOCKING DECISIONS DURING DRY SPELLS AND DROUGHT
08/14/2015 02:29 PM
Imagine it's the end of June and it hasn't rained in awhile. Your region is well below the average annual rainfall and it's hard to say when the skies might open and give your pasture a little relief.

IT'S THE PITTS -- CLOCKWORK
08/13/2015 05:46 PM
One of my favorite papers is the Livestock Weekly out of West Texas and in a recent issue there was an ad urging readers to support a bill to end daylight savings time in Texas.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- COW HERD AND PRICE TRANSITION UNDERWAY
08/12/2015 05:41 PM
If anything, the nation's beef producers are growing the cow-herd faster than some suspected.

SOUTH POLL GRASS CATTLE ASSOCIATION HOLDS FIELD DAY & AUCTION
08/10/2015 05:27 PM
The South Poll Grass Cattle Association held its seventh annual field day and auction June 26 and 27, at the farm of John and Andra Lyons in Piedmont, Ala.

PRODUCERS MUST DEAL WITH VARIABLES IN NUTRITION
08/10/2015 04:59 PM
In part 1 of this series we began a discussion of the numerous nutritional sub programs necessary for the production groups that must be managed to have a comprehensively successful nutrition program on a typical purebred cattle operation. One thing to be noted is the amount of variation in these programs as well as the others to be discussed in the following sections.

SOUTHEAST ANGUS CLASSIC FEMALE SALE AVERAGES $5,187
07/30/2015 05:41 PM
The Southeast Angus Classic Female Sale was held May 16, 2015 in Opelika, Ala.



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Re: Denali
Lots of changes. Flags coming down, statue of Jefferson Davis removed from UT campus, mountains renamed, talk about removing the confederate generals in Georgia, removing presidents from money, 2 guys getting married, and lots of other stuff. This...

Re: More August Pictures
Way to go, the thickness of those calves makes it hard to look away Nice work

Re: Gold Mine, Victor Domino, RW Jones Herefords (photo)
The corral is sloped look at the missing front feet in the photo while you can still see the back feet. An animal who's rump is higher than the shoulder is still growing and is just in a disproportionate stage.Your dad's is pretty good, the right...

Re: DCH Hille X102
Thanks for the input Double V, hoping for a couple heifers out of him.

Re: Custom Feed Recipes for Heifers and bulls?
Your soy hulls and your beetpulp are high in fiber already so unless you don't have enough in your mix it should be OK. You can add some cotton seed hulls in for more roughage if you like, or shop around for one of the concentrates and add your in...

Re: Lynch pin failure
Jogeephus wrote:ga.prime wrote:I don't know the name of them, but the black ones sold at the John Deere place are way better than those shiny ones.Ditto.I don't think black pins are ever the wrong answer.

Re: Pastures not the best, but....
Nesikep wrote:Except for mustard against which there's no winning after reseeding, we really don't have any weeds here.. burdock and thistle get manually hacked, and we don't have much of anything else..Wow, that must be nice.Speaking of burdock, ...

Re: clipping under electric fence
I'd use round-up on a fine day, directly under the fence-line.I do that about once a year on fences that are only grazed on one side, the long dead grass seems to prevent anything else germinating for a good long while. Might need something stron...

Re: Winter Garden 2015
Nothing yet here. Cows and calves are still keeping the grass mowed down in the garden and providing some fresh manure. I'll be turning the dirt over this weekend of next though. Still to hot for Winter planting, but I'll start my seeds this weeke...



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