|ADVANCING THE BREED BRAFORD SALE HELD|
|10/31/2014 05:49 PM|
An enthusiastic crowd gathered at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La., for the recent Advancing the Braford Breed 4 Sale.
|MARTIN FARM'S OPEN HOUSE SALE AVERAGES $3,000|
|10/28/2014 05:55 PM|
A large crowd was on hand September 27th in Lyles, Tennessee for Martin Farms' Open House at the Farm.
|BLACK INK -- FIXER UPPERS|
|10/27/2014 05:40 PM|
I got my start with other people's cull cows, just a bid or two above the hamburger market which was not so dear back then.
|IT'S THE PITTS -- ROAD RAGE|
|10/22/2014 05:47 PM|
The clean-cut boys and girls in their blue and gold FFA jackets make me so proud to be a former member.
|PRODUCERS SHOULD EVALUATE MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS|
|10/21/2014 05:38 PM|
There are literally an infinite number of ways to formulate a mineral supplement. With hundreds of ingredients at our disposal and well as countless combinations of forage sources and cattle classifications on these forage bases the variations are mind boggling.
|HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH-PRICED COWS|
|10/20/2014 03:39 PM|
Thin cows do not compete. That's a statement of fact that Kris Ringwall, Extension beef specialist at North Dakota State University (NDSU) believes should be written on barn walls and painted on pasture fences. Right along with: Thin cows need more feed.
|PUT CLEANLINESS FIRST WHEN PROCESSING DEER|
|10/17/2014 04:37 PM|
In Mississippi, more than 200,000 deer are harvested each year, providing families with a source of free-range meat. However, hunters must exercise care when processing deer to ensure good-tasting, high quality, safe meat products.
|NORTH CAROLINA FALL HARVEST SIMMENTAL SALE AVERAGES $3,312|
|10/16/2014 05:18 PM|
It was a historic day for both the North Carolina Simmental Association and the Simmental beef industry, as the NCSA celebrated their 40th annual state sale.
|FALL VACCINATIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR HERD HEALTH|
|10/15/2014 05:56 PM|
Protecting one's assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money.
|CAB MEAT SCIENTIST NAMED TO "40 UNDER 40"|
|10/14/2014 03:46 PM|
It was a rare moment for Phil Bass. That's Dr. Phil to all who know the corporate meat scientist for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand.
|TAKE PREVENTATIVE STEPS TO AVOID FALL HEALTH ISSUES|
|10/13/2014 05:33 PM|
As a cow-calf herd goes into the fall season after a hot, dry summer, the entire herd may be stressed. Excessive heat, short grass and low water tanks stress cattle and make them more susceptible to diseases.
|IT'S THE PITTS -- DOG FOOD|
|10/10/2014 03:44 PM|
Tico writes a column for the Citizen's Gazette of Burnett, Texas, which is amazing because judging by his picture in the paper, Tico is a dog.
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Re: He got stomped on
You seem a little hard on your kids..
Re: Young heifer bred
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Re: Update on my bull (pics)
I am learning the art of doing bovine evaluations so my comment should be received in that spirit. Comment: The pictures of your Bull leave me with a low opinion of him. As dun said, he does not have strong secondary male characteristics (I got...
Re: how long before a heifer cleans?
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Re: How do I confirm AI calves vs natural calves?
Why 60 days??? The earlier you use ultrasound, the more accurate it is. Since we have our own, we check ours at about 35-40 days post AI. The earliest one we've detected is 28 days. We checked our commercial heifers about 35 days after pulling the...
Young heifer bred
All,I have a heifer that was born on 12/20/13 and weighs almost 800 pounds. When I had the vet out today to check the cows I had her check the heifers as well. Well turns out this heifer is 3 months bred. The vet said we could abort her but that s...
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