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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: Ticks
Didn't you ask us about ticks this time last year? Mowing will help, because they hang on the end of the tall grass with their little hands waving until you come along to grab onto. As you know, Ticks can carry several diseases that cattle can c...

A few Bull questions ???
What age does a bull starting loosening it's fertility.? Is the breed a factor of fertility longevity of a bull? Will a Brahman bull have longer fertility than other Breeds ? Is 8 years old too old to pay top dollar ( $4000 ) for a Top of the br...

Re: Treatment for cracked teats?
reeler wrote:bball wrote:bigbull338 wrote:get some bagg balm or udder butter to put all over her teats twice a day if you can.It also works good for chapped lips and dry skin on people.

Re: Hereford Vs Charolais
I see. Mine is a heifer bull in char breed. But cross breeding he throws good nice muscling, big boned calves. I'll tell him

Re: Hardest pull I ever succeeded at
If she weighed up very good she would probably bring 13-1500 now. Seen a few little wet bags weighing around 1000 that lost their first calves in bad weather bring around 1700 to go back to breed. But if she's bred this fall she sure could bring...

Re: Organic versus Conventional
CF, it seems to be a two edged sword. People seem to want their cake and eat it too but like you say, most are just ignorant and with a little assurance and information they see the reality of it all.

Re: AI bull recommendations?
You may want to look into the Wulf limousine program for breeding dairy cows to their bulls. It's primarily for jerseys but they may do something with these to. One good thing is that Wulfs will generally give really good money for calves out of ...



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