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PREWEANING CALF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ADD VALUE TO FEEDERS
09/19/2017 04:14 PM
The concept of a value added calf (VAC) program is not new today, but in the late 1980's it was thought to have little value in some circles.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- NO WORSTER
09/18/2017 04:48 PM
LeRoy was ancient. The lines in his face looked deep enough to hide in. His hair, mostly silver now, was still thick; his black eyes continued to sparkle with mischief.

DO HOMEWORK BEFORE HEADING INTO BULL BUYING SEASON
09/15/2017 04:18 PM
When it comes to genetics, bull selection is the most important decision the cow-calf producer has to make.

BLACK INK -- WEIGHING PREVENTION
09/15/2017 04:17 PM
Sometimes it only takes a couple of 2-cc subcutaneous shots to head off problems down the line. Sometimes it takes a few tons of steel, careful planning and focused construction.

WEANING IS CRITICAL TIME IN CALF'S LIFE
09/15/2017 04:16 PM
As we enter the fall months, weaning time is at hand for most spring calving herds. This is the exciting time of year when producers are able to reap the benefits of a year's worth of work and planning.

FALL CALVING SEASON MAY YIELD HIGHER RETURNS FOR S.E. PRODUCERS
09/15/2017 04:16 PM
The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; however, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have evaluated the risk and returns for a fall calving season, proving once again that timing is everything.

HAVING A VACCINATION PLAN IS IMPORTANT TO HERD HEALTH
09/14/2017 02:44 PM
To begin, I do not believe it is appropriate to recommend "cookie cutter" vaccination programs. Your vaccine program must be developed with your risks and expectations in mind.

PAY ATTENTION TO DETAILS TO KEEP COWS PREGNANT
09/14/2017 02:43 PM
Getting cows bred is only part of the story. Keeping them bred, especially through the summer months, also takes attention to detail.

START PLANNING FOR HEIFER DEVELOPMENT
09/14/2017 02:42 PM
Even in this current, somewhat depressed, cattle market, replacement females for the Florida commercial cow herd are an annual expense of approximately $400 million. Development and selection of the best females to join a productive herd is one of the most challenging aspects of a beef operation, and two of the keys for success, not surprisingly, are: 1) start early and 2) have a plan. Weaning time is not far off.

HAVE A PLAN WHEN MAKING CULLING DECISIONS
09/14/2017 02:41 PM
When culling cows, it is important to have a plan, and this should include pregnancy testing and closely evaluating every cow.

IT'S THE PITTS -- I'LL LET YOU GO NOW
09/08/2017 03:00 PM
I'm the last person in America who doesn't own a cell phone so when your phone doesn't ring, it's me.

TAMU BEEF CATTLE SHORT COURSE ATTRACTS RECORD CROWD
09/07/2017 05:23 PM
A record 2,200 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course participants heard about potential export market opportunities and the outlook for cattle markets, as well as practical information to take to the ranch and become more profitable.



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I had, but my opinion was asked. I'm moving on again.

Breeds Board ? Re: A few photos from today
Those are some really nice cattle!

Hi! I'm new here. ? Re: It's about time
Welcome

Coffee Shop ? Re: Where's TexasBred been?
Hadn't posted much myself, so I hadn't missed. Hope everything is ok.



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