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SIRE SELECTION IS FOUNDATION FOR PROFITABLE HERD
03/24/2017 04:49 PM
Bull selection is the foundation for building a profitable beef herd. Approximately 88 percent of the genetic makeup of a herd after 10 years of breeding will have come from the bulls used.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- CIRCULAR CHATS
03/24/2017 04:48 PM
Hooter hated driving anywhere with lots of traffic, which was about anywhere on I-45, from about Sherman to south of Houston; anywhere on I-35 from South of San Antonio to Oklahoma City; anywhere on I-20 from…you get the notion.

ULTRASOUND PROVIDES PRODUCERS MEANS TO PREDICT CARCASS MERIT
03/23/2017 03:56 PM
Ultrasound found its first applications in livestock research in the 1950s. Since that time, the great strides that have been made in ultrasound research have benefited both human medicine and the livestock industry.

IT'S THE PITTS -- PUTTING THE HORSE OUT TO PASTURE
03/23/2017 03:55 PM
I read an article by an economist that suggested in order to make a greater profit you should get rid of your horses and buy an ATV.

RIGOROUS CULLING HELPS MAINTAIN EFFICIENT HERD
03/21/2017 05:07 PM
Which cows in your herd are making you money and who is losing you money? Every year, the cow-calf producer needs to critically evaluate each animal in the herd and decide if she is paying her upkeep

NOT TOO EARLY TO START "HEAT STRESS" DISCUSSION
03/21/2017 05:07 PM
A couple of weeks ago, here in Texas as well as numerous other locations across the US, temperatures bumped up into the 70's and even the 80's in some areas. This was in FEBRUARY! Granted, it has cooled back down but nonetheless it's already gotten warm in lots of locales across the country and will again very soon. That in mind, it's not too early to start the “heat stress” discussion and how this can affect animal performance. Heat stress is a major contributor to animal and production losses each year.

RESEARCH LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE BEEF SUSTAINABILITY
03/16/2017 05:49 PM
Environmental, social and economic sustainability is a long-held objective of the United States beef industry and the focus of a new, national research project.

BULL MANAGEMENT IS A KEY TO SUCCESSFUL BREEDING SEASONS
03/14/2017 05:14 PM
Bull management before and during breeding season can improve producers' chances for reproductive success, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

RESEARCH TRIALS FOCUS ON WINTER PASTURE STOCKING
03/14/2017 05:13 PM
Profits in stocker production can be as green as winter pastures when conditions are right and producers apply correct stocking strategies, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert.

IT'S THE PITTS -- SHE SAID WHAT?
03/09/2017 02:36 PM
I remember learning early in life that humans should use all five of their senses, but darn it, mine don't work anymore.

INTERNAL PARASITE CONTROL SAVES PRODUCERS SIGNIFICANTLY EVERY YEAR
03/08/2017 03:34 PM
Since man has managed and produced cattle, control of internal parasites (worms, flukes) has been an issue. And while the industry seems to repeatedly discuss and address the problem, given the implications on animal health and performance, revisiting the subject is a necessity.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- WHERE THE COWS ARE
03/08/2017 03:33 PM
Whether you're looking to buy or sell calves, feeders, breeding cows or bulls, it's always worth pondering the relative volume of inventory and where it exists.



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Grasses, Pastures and Hay ? Re: Almost time
HDRider wrote:
What is 21-7-14-3?

Grit's correct it is a fertilizer blend of NPK and a little sulphur.

Coffee Shop ? Re: Pregnant Wedding
There's an old saying, " Most babies take 9 months, but the first one can come anytime".

It has always happened, but it wasn't flaunted like it is today. Part of this is due to the Federal Governmen...

Beginners Board ? Re: Squirts
Thanks TB. I always have hay available but the grass awful green these days and they are primarily grazing pasture. I believe that is the culprit

Breeds Board ? Re: Show your calf pictures.
Our New char x angus heifer born 3/27


Coffee Shop ? Burglars picked the wrong home.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/03/27/ho ... glars.html

They won't be doing that anymore. I wonder if there's more to the story than what's come out so far?



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