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HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- PLANNING THE LIKELY FUTURE

Notwithstanding the collapse of cattle futures prices that ended last year and welcomed the new one, cattle prices remain close historic highs.

9 Feb 2015, 5:41 pm | click here to view more

China key to live export cattle push

China presents an exciting opportunity as an export destination for Australian Angus cattle, with almost 30,000 Angus heifers certified for export there last year.

9 Feb 2015, 12:15 pm | click here to view more

Season lenient on Strath prices

Mick Moros, Strathalbyn, with grandson Toby Moros, Beachport,. Mick bought a pen of 17 Angus steers for $710 each. PRICES at the Strathalbyn store cattle sale on March stayed firm despite the continuing dry season impacting numbers.

6 Mar 2015, 2:54 am | click here to view more

Breeding a better bull

Raising Black Angus south of Issaquah is a one-man show for Charlie Stewart Travel just a few miles and a few minutes by car from downtown Issaquah and you quickly can find yourself in the middle of hilly, very silent and very green open spaces. There is, in fact, little around to remind you that a [...]

4 Mar 2015, 6:16 pm | click here to view more

Coonamble bulls to $17,500

Coonamble Angus stud is truly "in the black" after its record-smashing bull sale last week in Bremer Bay, setting a new Angus benchmark in WA for the highest average price - 56 bulls sold at $8268 per head.

4 Mar 2015, 11:24 pm | click here to view more

WILL REPUBLICAN CONTROL OF SENATE MEAN TAX REFORM?

Now that Republicans will control the Senate, the question arises whether this will result in tax reform, or at least impact how the IRS conducts its business.

4 Feb 2015, 5:44 pm | click here to view more

BLACK AND WHITE BULL SALE AVERAGES $4,754

Auctioneer Chad “Cracker” Johnson welcomed a capacity crowd to the 9th Annual “It's every Black & White Sale” hosted by Meadows Creek Farm of Columbia, Ala. and CK Farms of wish Hull, Ala.

3 Mar 2015, 5:45 pm | click here to view more

SHORT SUPPLIES, HIGH DEMAND BOOSTS PROFITS

Mississippi's beef cattle producers just experienced the best year in history, and 2015 looks equally promising.

3 Feb 2015, 5:52 pm | click here to view more

SALACOA VALLEY BRANGUS SALE AVERAGES $7,047

Cool temperatures and brisk fall weather produced a hot Brangus sale in Georgia.

29 Jan 2015, 5:22 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- START YOUR ENGINES

“Just a little easier than spotting a bull moose in a one-horse trailer,” Myron said. He was telling Hooter and Roy Bean “Benny” Wilson how he discovered the perfect chink in the corporate armor of Cornelius Highbottom III.

26 Jan 2015, 4:01 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- HOME IS WHERE THE HOG IS

When I was a youngster, in the formative stages of my life, the place where I resided was the home of the most hated hog in America. Pancakes was her name and she was by far the smartest animal I have ever raised.

23 Jan 2015, 5:52 pm | click here to view more

FOCUS ON FERTILITY: THE BULL SIDE OF THE EQUATION

In a productive, profitable cattle operation, fertility is absolutely critical. From the most basic of perspectives, fertility, in both male and female animals, is the capability for creating life.

23 Feb 2015, 3:47 pm | click here to view more

USE OF EGG PROTEINS CAN HELP PRODUCE A STRONG, HEALTHY CALF

Virtually every cattleman will tell you that the success of his operation is dependent on producing healthy, productive replacements. The nutrition and health management of newborn calves is a constant topic of concern, and every producer is looking for a cost-effective, magic combination of products and practices that result in healthy calves on a consistent basis.

21 Jan 2015, 4:03 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS - NO BULL

Have you attended one of these auctions where bulls are sold in a theater-like setting, displayed on a big screen and aren't run through the ring? It's heresy, I say! Pure laziness!

2 Mar 2015, 5:42 pm | click here to view more

A week of Angus to spread good genetics

SOME of Australia's best Angus genetics will be on offer during Tasmanian Angus Week.

2 Mar 2015, 1:01 am | click here to view more

BRIGGS RANCHES HOSTS TWO-DAY SANTA GERTRUDIS EVENT

The 11th annual Briggs Santa Gertrudis Commercial Female and Bull Sale and 37th annual Tri Star Registered Female Sale found strong demand from 163 willing buyers representing 13 states and the countries of Mexico and Nicaragua.

19 Feb 2015, 5:52 pm | click here to view more

BLACK INK -- HIGH STEAKS

“You receive what you pay for” is a saying that often assumes limitations. It comes to mind when you or a pal find disappointment in a supposed bargain.

15 Jan 2015, 5:40 pm | click here to view more

GENETRUST AT CHIMNEY ROCK SALE HELD OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 1

A capacity crowd met one of the most complete offerings of Brangus genetics in history with great enthusiasm, as Bill and Gail Davis hosted their 8th annual two-day event where attendees have arrive to expect their combination of outstanding cattle and one of a nice hospitality.

13 Jan 2015, 5:25 pm | click here to view more

A timeline of events in Canada’s 2003 mad cow crisis

A look back at Canada’s mad cow crisis 2003-2005: May 20, 2003: Canadian Food Inspection Agency announces a black Angus cow from northern Alberta has been found to have bovine spongiform encephalopathy. United States immediately closes its border to Canadian beef and cattle. About 40 countries follow suit. June 17: Federal Agriculture Minister Lyle Vanclief Read the relax of the Entry

13 Feb 2015, 1:53 pm | click here to view more

Black baldies come up trumps

SOUTH East beef producer John Andre believes a black baldy cow is the number one beef breeding female for milk production, mothering ability and doing-ability.

13 Feb 2015, 1:14 pm | click here to view more

NEW BULLS REQUIRE ADDED MANAGEMENT

It's that time! It's that time of the year when many producers start giving thought to the future of their cow herd. Given current cattle markets, these are important considerations. One major decision many producers will make will be whether or not they will need to buy a new bull or bulls to replace current animals in the herd.

12 Feb 2015, 5:42 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- WHAT'S IN YOUR KIT?

Livestock publications this time of year often run articles on Spring calving. These articles always start with instructions to make sure your fences are tight, you are well rested, and that you are on good terms with a veterinarian so that when you call the vet at 2:00 AM with a calving issue he or she is going to pop right out of bed and steer 60 miles in a blizzard to your place to deliver a calf. Ha ha ha. Like that's gonna happen.

10 Feb 2015, 5:40 pm | click here to view more

Larson Angus Cattle Co. joins American Angus Association

Larson Angus Cattle Co. of Woodburn is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reported Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

10 Feb 2015, 5:09 pm | click here to view more

On creating white Angus cattle: An interview with Dr. James West

Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dr. James West, Vanderbilt University associate professor of medicine and chief science officer of Climate Adaptive Genetics , has developed a new hybrid of Angus cattle that he believes could meet the rising demand for beef production. Plugging in genes from Silver Galloway and Senepol cattles into Angus semen, West will create the first ...

10 Feb 2015, 1:45 pm | click here to view more

Are cloned white Angus cattle the answer to world hunger?

Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Move over pageant girls: Researchers at Climate Adaptive Genetics (CAG) believe they’ve found the real answer to world hunger. Or, at least, the partial answer to it. Dr. James West, associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University and chief science officer of CAG, has developed a way to produce white Angus cattle, an innovation ...

10 Feb 2015, 1:45 pm | click here to view more

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