November 2014


CT: November 05, 2014 15:43:46 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SIX DEGREES OF MITIGATION
Myron led Hooter from his office the way they'd arrived. At least it seemed the same way: through a number of doors, up and down stairs until he arrived back at the black limousine that would return him to Vernon.

CT: November 06, 2014 13:52:15 CST
WITH MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR
In the last part of this series we began a discussion on the various factors that influence costs.

CT: November 07, 2014 14:27:19 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- LONG LIVE THE COW
Some market reports show bred heifers selling for $2,700 and young pairs fetching $3,300. And these are commercial cattle! I remember when a whole Gooseneck load of them wouldn't bring that!

CT: November 11, 2014 15:30:39 CST
RANCHERS HEAR KEY FACTORS TO GROWING FORAGE
Ranchers should be mindful of three important components of pasture health when considering restocking beef cattle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

CT: November 12, 2014 15:38:40 CST
ABBA HOLDS SUCCESSFUL MEMBERSHIP CONVENTION
Nearly 150 members of the American Brahman Breeders Association gathered on August 14 - 16, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La., for the Annual Membership Convention, which was held in conjunction with the ABBA Summer Board Meetings.

CT: November 13, 2014 15:10:45 CST
MANAGE STRESS IN HERDS TO AVOID ILLNESS
The positive nutritional benefits of beef in our diets are undeniable. So how do we keep producing a safe and satisfying product? We follow Beef Quality Assurance Guidelines. And a major component of the BQA program is managing stress.

CT: November 17, 2014 13:42:52 CST
INSURE PROPER PROTEIN FEEDING FOR THE HEALTH OF THE HERD
Cattle producers, feed company's nutritionists regularly talk about protein and its importance in cattle nutrition. It's been talked about to the point that it is often taken for granted.

CT: November 18, 2014 15:44:22 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- MARGINAL DECISIONS
Tight supplies and improving beef demand continue fueling record cattle and beef prices. Just when it seems there is little steam left, prices ratchet higher yet. Plus, barring some cataclysmic shock from outside the industry, there's little reason for prices to move lower in the short term.

CT: November 21, 2014 14:59:48 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- ANOTHER FRIEND GONE
The much-dreaded morning arrived and I was in a funk. Even though I'm prone to being that way, this day was especially depressing for it was the day of the last sale ever to be held at the Templeton Livestock Market.

CT: November 24, 2014 14:27:59 CST
WILD HOGS ARE MORE THAN A NUISANCE
Wild hogs are a nuisance and potential danger to farmers and landowners throughout the United States.








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