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LA. BEEFMASTER BREEDERS COWBOY CLASSIC SALE HELD
01/19/2018 04:14 PM
The Louisiana Beefmaster Breeders Cowboy Classic Sale was held November 4, 2017 in Lake Charles, La.

WILD PIG CONTROL COSTS MISSISSIPPIANS MILLIONS
01/18/2018 05:00 PM
In recent years, wild pigs have been a controversial topic in wildlife and agricultural discussions from top government officials to local farmers talking over the fence.

IMPORTANT TO CONTROL BREEDING AND CALVING SEASON
01/12/2018 05:18 PM
The first step in reproductive management is controlling the breeding and calving seasons. Whichever calving season (winter, spring, or fall) is chosen, the following reasons illustrate why a controlled, seasonal calving schedule is desirable.

BBU RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING CATTLEMEN AT CONVENTION
01/11/2018 04:32 PM
The 57th Annual Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) Convention “Beefmasters on the Bay” was hosted in Galveston, Texas at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center from October 26 - 28, 2017.

IT'S THE PITTS -- IN THEORY
01/10/2018 03:49 PM
I used to have this theory, now debunked, that postulated that if you added up the IQ of a person with the IQ of their dog the total would be exactly the same in every case.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- EXPORTS KEY TO CATTLE PRICE STRENGTH IN 2018
01/08/2018 04:10 PM
“Retail beef prices are currently higher than last year despite the increase in beef supplies in 2017,” said Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, in his December market comments.

GENETRUST AT CHIMNEY ROCK SALE HELD NOVEMBER 3-4
01/04/2018 03:32 PM
In what has become a premier exhibition of the best in Brangus genetics, hundreds of registered and commercial breeders once again descended on Chimney Rock Cattle Company for the 11th annual installment hosted by Bill and Gail Davis.

WEANING IS A CRITICAL PART OF ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
01/03/2018 03:37 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.

USE ALL INFORMATION TO DEVELOP FEEDER CATTLE MARKETING
01/03/2018 03:36 PM
Growing up on a Colorado cattle ranch, earning an animal science degree and riding for the Certified Angus Beef® (CAB®) brand for nearly 16 years, Paul Dykstra has learned a thing or two about “First class feeder cattle marketing.”

IT'S THE PITTS -- THE BEST PRESENT EVER
12/19/2017 04:06 PM
Like the coming of winter he arrives every year about this time. Much the same as the shopping mall Santa, the Donkey Man is a seasonal ornament. And quite a colorful one too.

CALF CATCHERS ALLOW PRODUCERS TO SAFELY PROCESS CALVES
12/19/2017 04:06 PM
Recent census data has reported the average age of the American rancher today is over 55. Cattle ranching is physically demanding, and every year of age makes meeting those physical demands more challenging.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- CONSUMER IMPLICATIONS GROW WITH CARCASS SIZE
12/11/2017 05:24 PM
For as much as steaks bolster carcass value and consumer beef demand, their growing size is costing the industry lots of jingle.



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Tips 'n Tricks ? Re: No back up or Alley stop
SEIOWACATTLE wrote:
I need a little help when working by myself getting cows in the chute. I use a pipe to slide behind the cows as they work up the alley. Has anybody used the Powder River No Back ...

Tips 'n Tricks ? Re: fence tips and tricks
greybeard wrote:
So if you have a 6 inch post four foot deep. A 12 inch post 2 foot deep would be as structural sound??
Of course not..an unrealistic comparison.

No, there is a limit before the post...

Dogs, Cats and Other Pets ? Re: Anatolian Shepard
greybeard wrote:
We used to just call dogs that bark when something comes around and that would run predators off just, well...dogs.
Nowadays tho, if you want to be a 'real' farmer, you gotta have a...

Health & Nutrition ? Re: 3 Day Old Cow Wont Eat
Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Glad you cleared that up, I had no idea who Marie Barone was???

You didn;t miss anything. I've known a couple of women like that so I only saw parts of a couple of episo...

Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: Our first split embryo
I'm sorry for your loss.

Tips 'n Tricks ? No back up or Alley stop
I need a little help when working by myself getting cows in the chute. I use a pipe to slide behind the cows as they work up the alley. Has anybody used the Powder River No Back or the Filson Alley...



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