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GRANT AWARDED TO STUDY PRENATAL STRESS IMPACTS
05/25/2018 03:05 PM
A $382,800 federal grant will fund research to identify the impacts of prenatal stress on beef cattle DNA, white blood cells, other tissue and subsequent changes in genetics related to temperament, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist.

IT'S THE PITTS -- NO WEIGH
05/24/2018 03:46 PM
I have been a bona fide breeder of purebred cattle three different times with three different breeds during three different decades, with a grand total of 17 registered cows. So I am aware of the importance of performance data and record keeping.

TANNER FARMS SALE HELD MARCH 10, 2018
05/23/2018 03:33 PM
Green grass and balmy spring weather greeted the crowd on hand to participate in their annual Spring Bull Sale in Wiggins, Miss. Fifty-nine buyers from five states found the well conditioned bulls and bred heifers to their liking.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- CONSOLIDATED PARADOX
05/22/2018 03:44 PM
Consolidation — and concentration, in some cases — continues in agriculture, due in part to both specialization and the alarming fact that there's lots less agricultural land remaining than many suspected.

BSE EXAMS FOR BULLS ARE VERY IMPORTANT
05/21/2018 04:35 PM
Many factors play a role in fertility and breeding ability in bulls, including semen quality, soundness, desire to breed cows, etc.

NOW IS THE TIME TO PLAN FOR DROUGHT
05/17/2018 04:51 PM
This time of the year most of us are beginning to enjoy warmer temperatures and green pastures. Very few people woke up this morning thinking about drought. That topic won't enter our minds for another few months. By that time, however, drought might become one of the dominant topics on everyone's mind.

BREEDING DECISIONS CAN REDUCE CALVING PROBLEMS
05/17/2018 04:50 PM
Beef heifers experience calving difficulty, or dystocia, more frequently than do mature cows.

IT'S THE PITTS -- WHEN AMAZON SELLS BULLS
05/16/2018 05:01 PM
High tech has destroyed businesses, turned Main Street into a ghost town, and driven your Fed Ex and UPS delivery person to sheer exhaustion. Forget the mall, Americans are shopping on their cell phones.

BEEF IMPROVEMENT FEDERATION IS CELEBRATING 50 YEARS IN 2018
05/15/2018 05:25 PM
The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) is celebrating 50 years in 2018. Themed “Elevating the Industry,” the Annual Meeting and Research Symposium is poised not only to celebrate the last 50 years but launch into the next 50.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- FAKED OUT - PART THREE
05/14/2018 05:01 PM
“…Mama's Best Protein—Bet you can't tell the difference,” said the whiny voice recording of Marsha Caterwauler.

GENETIC SELECTION TOOLS CAN INCREASE PROFITS
05/09/2018 05:38 PM
The use of genetic selection tools by cattle breeders has resulted in significant changes within the majority of major breeds over the last 30 years. With a few exceptions, the overwhelming genetic trend for milk, weaning weight, and mature weight over that time has been for more.

REDUCE FLOOD RISKS WITH GOOD MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
05/09/2018 05:38 PM
This time of year seems to be a never-ending battle with Mother Nature. As the rain pours down, water levels in ditches, creeks, rivers and storm drains rise rapidly, increasing flood risk in urban and rural areas.



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Artificial Insemination (AI) for Cattle ? Re: G A R Sunrise
no comments?

Artificial Insemination (AI) for Cattle ? Re: Plattemere weigh up
Hogtiming wrote:
Doc is 18. Sounds like the upward came out in yours?

Not really sure. She just kind of turned...Couldn't be worked, wouldn't load...couldn't get her in the barn. Vet had to come o...

Trucks, Tractors and Machinery ? Re: LED shop lights
I got some of the Honeywells from Sam's club, so far so good.

Breeds Board ? Re: "Stabilizer" cattle?
ALACOWMAN wrote:
Looks like gelbvieh ,Hereford,Simmental, red Angus...25% of each...

Crossed 4 Red full blood breeds? Yet of the 9 bulls the link is offering semen from 4 are Black Stabilizers?
Proba...

Breeds Board ? black baldy heifers
whats the best cross on baldy heifers. There out of a Hereford bull and black cows.

Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: Having too much calving ease?
Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
gcreek - I understand what you are saying. I only calve out 50+ head a year, but I am also saying you can have your cake and eat it too. Pick CE bulls that carry the o...



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