August 2013


CT: August 01, 2013 14:03:50 CST
BRANGUS PROVIDES NEW SELECTION TOOLS
The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) continues to stay on the cutting edge of the latest technology by providing tools for commercial cattlemen to assist in comparing the expected performance of Brangus sired offspring to that of other breeds.

CT: August 13, 2013 15:13:20 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- WHEN CORRECT IS WRONG
Hooter should have known better. He'd kicked rocks at enough livestock shows and even horse shows to know how sensitive some folks are about the stock they trot out in hopes of recognition.

CT: August 14, 2013 15:16:30 CST
PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO CATTLE'S FOOT AND HOOF HEALTH
There are few problems that are as miserable as foot pain. Having endured some minor problems with my feet over the years I can attest that foot pain will certainly shut you down. The same goes for cattle.

CT: August 16, 2013 14:20:43 CST
CHAMPIONS NAMED AT NATIONAL JUNIOR BRANGUS SHOW
This year's 31st Annual National Junior Brangus Show (NJBS) brought 112 Junior Brangus exhibitors from 10 states to West Monroe, La., where they exhibited 195 entries in the National Owned Heifer, Cow‐Calf and Bull Shows.

CT: August 16, 2013 14:22:43 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- INFERIOR DECORATING
I have a great eye for fashion and style and my wife thinks so too, even going so far as to call me FiFi. I think I would have made a great interior decorator if I only had a limp handshake and referred to everyone as “darling.”

CT: August 20, 2013 15:27:37 CST
TWO BRANGUS PROGRAMS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
Doguet's Diamond D Ranch with locations in Poteet, McCoy and Beaumont, Texas and Crochet Cattle Company Lafayette, La. announced the formation of a new Brangus partnership.

CT: August 21, 2013 14:42:22 CST
VACCINATE TWICE A YEAR TO PREVENT LEPTO IN HERDS
There are several bacterial infections in cattle that occur worldwide, and one of the most common is leptospirosis. Illness from this type of infection can be mild or severe, but this disease is economically significant because it is one of the most common cause of infectious abortion in cattle.

CT: August 22, 2013 14:58:43 CST
PRODUCERS ATTEND REPRODUCTION CLASSES AT MSU
Cattle producers wanting to improve their herds' genetics recently turned to Mississippi State University for an advanced, hands-on reproduction workshop.

CT: August 23, 2013 12:44:52 CST
CHAMPIONS NAMED AT NATIONAL JUNIOR ANGUS SHOW
More than 700 Angus juniors and their families traveled to Kansas City, Mo., to compete in the 2013 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) July 5-11 at the American Royal Complex.

CT: August 26, 2013 15:09:46 CST
EARLY DISEASE DETECTION IN HERDS IMPORTANT
A conscientious stockman learns to tell the difference between a healthy animal and a sick one. It helps to be able to detect subtle signs of early disease; early detection and early treatment can often make the difference of life or death, quick recovery or prolonged treatment and convalescence, for that animal.

CT: August 27, 2013 14:58:06 CST
OWNED FEMALE CHAMPIONS NAMED AT NATIONAL JUNIOR HEREFORD SHOW
Tyler Coleman, Modesto, Calif., and his heifer H B/R Addison 2018 ET, won the polled show and Bailey Buck, Madill, Okla., came out ahead in the 204-head horned owned heifer show at the 14th annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Kansas City, Mo., July 21.

CT: August 28, 2013 15:30:50 CST
SMITH NAMED CHAIRMAN OF JUNIOR SIMMENTAL BOARD
July 12 the American Junior Simmental Association (AJSA) Board of Trustees elected Eastern Region Trustee, Jessica Smith to serve as President of the AJSA Board of Trustees for 2013-2014. Smith is the daughter of Mark and Debbie Smith of Picayune, Miss.

CT: August 29, 2013 14:50:30 CST
BLACK INK -- MORE THAN MIDDLES
The steakhouse: Dark wood, white tablecloths, mouthwatering cuts of beef and, of course, patrons with plenty of money to spend on only the best.








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