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PREGNANCY CHECKING ENSURES NO FREELOADERS

Tight margins, lean pastures and rising input costs mean that every cow on the ranch needs to be earning her keep. If a cow is not going to produce a calf every year, she's simply a freeloader – costing the operation a valuable paycheck and utilizing resources more productive animals can benefit from.

6 Mar 2015, 4:29 pm | click here to view more

NUTRITION IMPORTANT DURING HEIFER DEVELOPMENT

Most beef cattle producers understand the importance of keeping cattle healthy. A good herd health program is an essential part of any farm or ranch management program.

6 Mar 2015, 4:28 pm | click here to view more

NORTHEAST ALABAMA PERFORMANCE BULL SALE AVERAGES $4,624

The Northeast Alabama Performance Breeders held their best bull sale to date on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Cullman, Alabama.

6 Mar 2015, 4:27 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 the yarding.

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

Angus best exhibit

1:23 PM Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins junior champion female at Sydney Royal Show. 1:02 PM Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins grand champion Sydney Royal Show Angus female.

28 Mar 2015, 5:02 am | click here to view more

Sydney Royal Trade Cattle

28 Mar 15 The Sydney Royal Trade Cattle competition was held on Saturday. 12:53 PM Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins junior champion female at Sydney Royal Show.

28 Mar 2015, 2:30 am | click here to view more

PC takes grand champion Angus female

28 Mar 15 Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins grand champion Sydney Royal Show Angus female. 12:53 PM Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins junior champion female at Sydney Royal Show.

28 Mar 2015, 2:30 am | click here to view more

Pine Creek junior female to the fore

28 Mar 15 Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins junior champion female at Sydney Royal Show. 1:23 PM Pine Creek Angus, Cowra, wins junior champion female at Sydney Royal Show.

28 Mar 2015, 12:04 am | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- THEN AND NOW

I'm starting to feel older than dirt. And I swear there is soil in our garden that I knew when it was rocks. Oh, how a few decades can change your outlook on life.

24 Mar 2015, 5:39 pm | click here to view more

ENHANCE CALF PERFORMANCE THROUGH STRATEGIC MATERNAL NUTRITION

In Part 1 of this series we began discussing the effects that the nutrition of the pregnant cow pre-calving can have direct effects on how well the resulting calf performs throughout its life.

24 Mar 2015, 5:38 pm | click here to view more

BLACK INK -- WE CAN COOK, AND WE LOVE BEEF

A decade ago I was in college and heard the same unhappy story over and over: young people just didn't know how to cook, and that was sure to spell disaster for beef demand.

24 Mar 2015, 5:37 pm | click here to view more

YON FAMILY FARMS HOSTS 25TH ANNUAL BULL SALE

The 25th Anniversary Sale went off without a hitch – no snow, sleet, ice, rain or earthquakes and for that we are thankful.

24 Mar 2015, 5:36 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- LET THE CRUMBLING BEGIN

It was just too easy. Myron was always amazed how the most elaborate plans, carefully implemented, ticking along as reliably as a newly-tuned Swiss watch could be unraveled so simply.

23 Mar 2015, 5:50 pm | click here to view more

GENOTYPING TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP WITH CATTLE SELECTION

The genotyping technologies that are currently being marketed to beef producers are based off of genetic markers that have been identified to be associated with economically important traits.

20 Mar 2015, 6:01 pm | click here to view more

BLACK CREST FARMS SPRING SALE AVERAGES $3,494

The Black Crest Farms Spring Sale was held February 14, 2015 in Sumter, S.C.

20 Mar 2015, 6:00 pm | click here to view more

Counting on cattle

Area lady finds refuge flying solo on the farm

20 Mar 2015, 1:49 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

Chowchilla girl to exhibit Angus cattle at major show

Author(s):  For The Madera Tribune A Chowchilla girl will exhibit Angus cattle next month in the 2015 Western Regional Junior Angus Show in Reno, Nevada. Sydney Schnoor is one of 82 young Angus breeders who have entered 175 head to compete for championship honors in the show, held April 16-19. Divisions include bred-and-owned heifers, bred-and-owned bulls, owned heifers, steers and cow-calf ...

18 Mar 2015, 9:01 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS - FAMOUS COWS

When I grow up I want to be curator of the Cow Hall of Fame. The only problem is I don't think there is one.

18 Mar 2015, 5:40 pm | click here to view more

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE CATTLE HANDLING IS IMPORTANT

Safe and effective cattle handling has always been important. In the last few years there has been a move toward what has been called low-stress handling or as we prefer to call it a return to sound effective stockmanship.

18 Mar 2015, 5:39 pm | click here to view more

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GROWING COW-CALF PRODUCTION WITH FEWER ACRES

“The U.S. cow herd must grow if the industry is going to preserve existing infrastructure and regain lost market share,” says Don Close, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Group Senior Analyst.

16 Mar 2015, 5:38 pm | click here to view more

Northern NSW weaner sales kick off

THE focus of the cattle industry is on the start of the northern NSW weaner sales.

12 Mar 2015, 1:42 am | click here to view more

IMPROVE COW'S NUTRITION FOR A BETTER CALF

Research over recent years has shown, repeatedly, that improving the nutrition of the cow at and post conception and through the entire gestational period will improve calf survival (lower dystocia rates), growth (greater weaning weights) and health (lower rates of sickess and deathloss prior to weaning).

11 Mar 2015, 4:01 pm | click here to view more

PERSEVERANCE PAYS OFF FOR SANTA GERTRUDIS NUGEN PROJECT

Webster's definition of perseverance is “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.” Dr. Burton McDaniel of MC Ranch in Ringgold, Ga. understands perseverance and can most definitely relate to Spurgeon's reference to the snail's determination to survive the flood.

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

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