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Cattle carcasses shine at Show

Standards in the Carcase Competition at this year's IGA Perth Royal Show were extremely high, with only a few points separating the top entrants.

9 Oct 2014, 1:16 am | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SIX DEGREES OF MITIGATION

At a certain tree, in a non-descript and sparsely populated part of Montana, the right people, if you know them, can leave a certain artifact in a particular cranny. Either Myron calls you or he doesn't. Hooter knew Myron would call because Hooter was possibly the only person alive who could provide the authorities with a physical description of the erstwhile corporate protagonist.

7 Oct 2014, 5:28 pm | click here to view more

SUPPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES AFFECTED BY MANY FACTORS

Often as we approach times of the year when forage availability becomes greater, many cattlemen feel that they no longer need to provide mineral supplementation since the grass is so succulent and plentiful.

6 Oct 2014, 3:46 pm | click here to view more

EPDS BENEFIT TERMINAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Surprisingly, I still find that many producers do not use expected progeny differences (EPDs) as a primary selection tool for their bull. Many select their next herd bull based only on physical appearance or a perceived ability to perform, or low birth weight.

3 Oct 2014, 3:23 pm | click here to view more

PRESCRIBED BURNS HELP WITH LAND MANAGEMENT

A well-managed prescribed burn is an important tool in a landowner's kit.

3 Oct 2014, 3:23 pm | click here to view more

KANSAS CITY TO HOST NATIONAL ANGUS CONVENTION

No matter how you make your living in the cattle business, there's a place for you at the 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show.

29 Sep 2014, 5:10 pm | click here to view more

BQA PROGRAMS CONTINUE TO ADD VALUE

Every work force has some degree of training. Skill will probably differ depending on what level of training you receive. In the corporate world, there are performance evaluations and peer evaluations, but the beef and food industries face the toughest critic of every; the American consumer.

26 Sep 2014, 5:03 pm | click here to view more

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH-PRICED COWS

“Thin cows do not compete.” That's a statement of fact that Kris Ringwall, Extension beef specialist at North Dakota State University (NDSU) believes should be written on barn walls and painted on pasture fences. Right along with: Thin cows need more feed.

20 Oct 2014, 3:39 pm | click here to view more

Meyer Natural Angus Offers Complimentary Ground Shipping, 30 Percent Discount on Holiday Gift Packs of Premium Steaks

The sustainable beef producer takes the stress out of holiday shopping with online gift options at a reduced price, beginning November 1, 2014. (PRWeb October 20, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12200116.htm

20 Oct 2014, 3:27 am | click here to view more

Top Stories

St. Louis—The Rabobank Q3 Beef Quarterly reports that global beef supply is in a tightening phase, with most key producing and export regions already experiencing record tight supplies.

20 Oct 2014, 12:04 am | click here to view more

Killylea farmer wins European Angus herd competition

At the European Angus Cattle Society herd competition barbecue Molly Bradley from Killylea was presented with the Young Handler trophy which she won at Blackberry Hill Farm in Gilford during the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend.

2 Oct 2014, 7:36 pm | click here to view more

PRODUCERS SHOULD STUDY DATA BEFORE BUYING BULLS

There is certainly no shortage of bull pictures. Have you ever wondered just how many bulls pictures can be printed in one magazine?

2 Oct 2014, 5:32 pm | click here to view more

GENERATIONS OF VALUE SIMMENTAL SALE AVERAGES $3,203

A beautiful sunny Georgia day set the scene for Simmental enthusiasts from across the southeast.

2 Oct 2014, 5:31 pm | click here to view more

Lismore has biggest beef cattle exhibition outside Sydney

IT’S SHOWTIME: Exhibitors preparing their cattle in the livestock shed at a previous North Coast National at Lismore Showgrounds. The Northern Star

18 Oct 2014, 11:38 pm | click here to view more

PUT CLEANLINESS FIRST WHEN PROCESSING DEER

In Mississippi, more than 200,000 deer are harvested each year, providing families with a source of free-range meat. However, hunters must exercise care when processing deer to ensure good-tasting, high quality, safe meat products.

17 Oct 2014, 4:37 pm | click here to view more

NORTH CAROLINA FALL HARVEST SIMMENTAL SALE AVERAGES $3,312

It was a historic day for both the North Carolina Simmental Association and the Simmental beef industry, as the NCSA celebrated their 40th annual state sale.

16 Oct 2014, 5:18 pm | click here to view more

Harms Plainview Ranch ranks ninth in state

Harms Plainview Ranch of Lincolnville ranks ninth on the American Angus Association’s list of the state’s largest Angus beef cattle producers, but owner Mark Harms isn’t as concerned about size as he is meeting the needs of his buyers.

15 Oct 2014, 7:10 pm | click here to view more

FALL VACCINATIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR HERD HEALTH

Protecting one's assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money.

15 Oct 2014, 5:56 pm | click here to view more

Local Angus breeder recognized for efforts to improve cow productivity

Double K Ranch in Afton recently re-enrolled in the American Angus Association’s MaternalPlus program as a commitment to making genetic improvements in lifetime cow herd productivity.

15 Oct 2014, 1:47 pm | click here to view more

Cloning Cows From Steaks (and Other Ways of Building Better Cattle)

Can animal geneticists breed-or clone-a cow that will taste great and have a smaller environmental hoofprint too?

15 Oct 2014, 10:46 am | click here to view more

CAB MEAT SCIENTIST NAMED TO "40 UNDER 40"

It was a rare moment for Phil Bass. That's “Dr. Phil” to every who know the corporate meat scientist for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand.

14 Oct 2014, 3:46 pm | click here to view more

Prices mixed at Pakenham

FLUCTUATING prices reflected the mixed quality of the 1700 cattle offered at last Thursday's Pakenham store cattle sale. Better lines sold at prices equal to recent rates, Landmark's Peter Brewer said.

13 Oct 2014, 7:47 pm | click here to view more

TAKE PREVENTATIVE STEPS TO AVOID FALL HEALTH ISSUES

As a cow-calf herd goes into the fall season after a hot, dry summer, the entire herd may be stressed. Excessive heat, short grass and low water tanks stress cattle and make them more susceptible to diseases.

13 Oct 2014, 5:33 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- DOG FOOD

Tico writes a column for the Citizen's Gazette of Burnett, Texas, which is amazing because judging by his picture in the paper, Tico is a dog.

10 Oct 2014, 3:44 pm | click here to view more

Fair brings out cattle breed diversity

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:26:17 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Ed Johnson tries to herd his uncooperative Longhorn cattle into a pen at the Central Washington State Fair on Thursday. Longhorns are one of the more unusual breeds of cattle being shown at the fair. Johnson lives in Molalla, Ore. The adult Lowline Angus stand so low at the wash rack that ...

1 Oct 2014, 2:49 pm | click here to view more

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