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NUTRITION OF REPLACEMENTS KEY TO PRODUCTIVITY

Monday, June 29, 2015

The replacement heifer is the foundation of a productive cowherd, and it is important to give her the best chance at having a long and productive life in the herd.

THE BRAHMAN F1 WORKS WELL FOR SOUTHERN PRODUCERS

Monday, June 29, 2015

Across the United States, the makeup of commercial cow herds varies to fit various environments. In the South, increased heat and humidity require cattle that are able to perform in these conditions.

IT'S THE PITTS -- LITTLE CHUCK

Friday, June 19, 2015

Chipoltle wants their pork to come from free-rooting hogs who eat non GMO rations and sleep in deeply bedded barns and Panera Bread came out with a No-No list of things they want no part of, including artificial preservatives, colors, sweeteners and flavors.

MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND JUNIOR BRAHMAN SHOW

Friday, June 19, 2015

Don't miss the largest family event in the Brahman breed July 6-11, 2015, at the Four States Fairgrounds in Texarkana, Ark.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CAN INCREASE HOOF ISSUES

Thursday, June 18, 2015

It has only been recently that much of the cattleman's concerns focused on drought and widespread lack of moisture needed to grow pastures and forages. These conditions remain in many parts of the country. However, other areas including widespread parts of the southern US have “enjoyed” substantial if not excessive rainfalls over recent weeks and months. While this greatly improves forage growing conditions in these areas, a host of other problems develop with the high, sustained moisture levels.

GENETRUST AT CAVENDER'S NECHES RIVER RANCH SALE HELD APRIL 25

Thursday, June 18, 2015

An enthusiastic crowd full of familiar faces, as well as breeders new to the Brangus breed, filled the sale pavilion at Cavender's Neches River Ranch to appraise a tremendously youthful offering of registered and commercial Brangus females.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- P.R. AND OTHER HORRORS

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Anyone who knows G.W. understands that he would rather use a toothbrush to scrub the inside of a squeeze chute—in subzero weather—than have anyone entertain the possibility that he's not taking care of business.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- BEEF DEMAND HOLDS UP AGAINST INCREASING COMPETITION

Thursday, May 21, 2015

“Large year-over-year increases in U.S. chicken and pork production have been a theme across all meat and poultry markets, and rightly so. Those increases, compounded by lackluster exports, have dropped wholesale pork and chicken prices dramatically,” say analysts with the Livestock marketing Information Center (LMIC), in the organization's recent Livestock Monitor.

NEVER TOO SOON TO PLAN FOR HAY AND PASTURE NEEDS

Thursday, May 21, 2015

For many producers the last four or five years have been particularly challenging, especially when it came to providing for the forage needs of the cow herd.

IT'S THE PITTS -- NOW WHAT DO I DO?

Monday, May 11, 2015

I hope I never have to retire because, quite frankly, I'm not very good at it. My friends can't understand why I don't want to retire while I can't understand why they worked their entire lives doing something they can't wait to quit.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- ELEPHANT LESSONS

Thursday, May 7, 2015

If you ever wondered how important it is for cattle producers to take seriously even the most preposterous allegations levied by activist groups, consider the long winding road involving circus elephants.

PRODUCERS MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER CREEP FEEDING

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Creep feeding, like so many management practices, has been around for a long time. In the current cattle markets, with the value of calves at all-time highs, producing the extra pounds of beef can pay substantial dividends.

PRECONDITION FOR PERFORMANCE, QUALITY AND CASH

Friday, May 1, 2015

It's been talked about for 60 years. It's better for animals, preferred by most cattle feeders and could provide a 169 percent return on investment.

HIGH DEMAND FOR REPLACEMENTS AT ABBA NATIONAL F1 SALE

Friday, May 1, 2015

The 28th Annual American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) National F1 & Texas Brahman Association (TBA) Sale showed a high demand for F1 replacement females as averages for the sale were among top prices of any female replacement sale this year.

BLACK INK -- THE ROAD TO GREATNESS

Friday, April 24, 2015

Maybe you're just starting out in the cattle business, or maybe you've been in it for decades and thought you'd seen it all by now. Either way, this is an exciting time when you can be sure of great risk and, potentially, great rewards.


    
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