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    South Korean beef prices article

    http://blogs.wsj.com/korearealtime/2012 ... meRealTime By Evan Ramstad South Korean cattle farmers staged another protest in Seoul Monday to draw attention to a plunge in wholesale prices that they say are driving them out of business. Meanwhile, across the Pacific, U.S. cattle prices are...
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    Corn prices

    To my astonishment corn is still below 7 dollars a bushel this late in the season. With the horrible weather patterns earlier this year, I was certain that supplies would be low coming into October pushing corn above 8 dollars a bushel. However, every day I see corn below 7 dollars, I am...
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    John Deere 458 Silage Special

    With the corn prices so high I thought it might be useful to buy a john deere 458 silage special and raise a field of corn and just harvest it as silage to feed to my cows. I can put some cotton seed with it to up the protien a bit. I need to buy a baler becasue my cattle operation in getting...
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    Jay-lor mixers

    I am thinking about buying a jaylor mixer. The sales man claims that they save hay. He claims that you will cut back your hay cost to a 1/3. Is this true? If I feed out 250 bales of hay a year it would mean that I would only have to have about 85ish bales on hand going into next year. It would...
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    Cattle population reports

    You know the more I read up on the cattle market the more I really want to dig into the numbers. Recently, the government just published that the cattle population was down by 1% over last year. I personally think it was much higher than that. I wonder where they get their info and how they...
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    Finally someone sees what is going on!

    7/1/2009 2:55:00 PM R-CALF: Consumers Pay Near Record Beef Prices Billings, Mont. – While meatpacker giant Tyson Fresh Meats (Tyson) continues its legal action to seize the home of Herreid, S.D., rancher Herman Schumacher, consumers pay near record beef prices and cattle ranchers like...
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    How in the world can you make money in this market?

    I have been in the business for just about a year, and it is slowly sinking in about how hard it is to turn a profit in the cattle business. It is just a shame to see all those calves go by in the sale barn selling for that cheap. People have got to be loosing a ton of money each year, and it...
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    Which AI bull do you use and why?

    This year I have started in the cow business, and it has been a blast. I want to thank everyone on this board for writing so many interesting posts where I have learned volumes about the cattle business. I have basically a commercial heard with about 25% of my heard being a pure bread angus...
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    Need help with a frisky young Bull

    I need some help with a young Reg angus bull 8 months old. I am hand feeding him with a bucket with bull developer and at the end of my feeding he wants to charge me. I back him down, and I am able to walk out of the pin, but it still gets my blood up facing him down each time. I am scared that...
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