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October 2004


CT: October 06, 2004 13:12:35 CST
MAKE PREPARING FOR FALL AND WINTER A PRIORITY
Every year about this time, cattlemen are faced with a host of decisions they have to make. Most of them focus on how they will manage and care for their herd over the next few months – primarily winter.

CT: October 06, 2004 13:14:49 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SPOOK CITY
Had someone captured the moment on Kodak's finest, it would have been the mirror image of lots of similar moments before, albeit moments taking place three decades hence: Hooter and his aunt waiting in the office of one educational professional or another to discuss Hooter's most recent politically incorrect indiscretion.

CT: October 06, 2004 13:20:44 CST
WHEN BUYING A NEW HERDSIRE, ALWAYS CHECK OUT HIS MAMA
Much progress has been made in charting the genetics of beef production; there's lots of data to help choose a bull that will sire growthy calves. But when buying a new herdsire it is best to always check out his mama.

CT: October 06, 2004 13:22:40 CST
GOOD MANAGEMENT BENEFITS THE END PRODUCT
As cattlemen look to the future, building a profit margin into the bottom line blends sound management and genetics to achieve the desired results. Good genetics obviously play a role in supplying cattle that meet current market demands, but as more and more research is conducted the impact management has on the end product is astounding.

CT: October 21, 2004 14:49:52 CST
OPERATIONAL PLANNING IS A YEAR-ROUND TASK FOR PRODUCERS
Planning and decision-making are year-round tasks for cattle producers. One of the simplest things a producer can do is take a hour or so and sit down to create a management calendar for the coming year.

CT: October 21, 2004 14:54:02 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- BEEF VALUE CUTS LIFT CATTLE PRICES
Call it making lemonade out of lemons. The beef industry has added so much value to cuts from the Chuck and Round—the most sale weight in a carcass but historically the least valuable—that Cattle-Fax figures it accounts for upwards of half the $15/cwt. that has been added to the price of fed cattle via growing consumer demand.

CT: October 21, 2004 14:58:55 CST
IMPROVE CONVENIENCE TRAITS TO KEEP RANCHING ENJOYABLE
Convenience traits are those cattle traits that contribute directly to savings in time, facilities, drugs and labor in a cow calf enterprise. Many of these traits of convenience are not highly heritable but contribute to the ease of participating in and enjoyment of the beef cattle industry.


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