April 2015


CT: April 09, 2015 14:38:10 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- NEED GROWS FOR INCREASED COW EFFICIENCY
“Anytime the matter of cow efficiency becomes overwhelmingly complex, we should revert to the basics.” That's a statement made by the late Bob Totusek, an animal science icon at Oklahoma State University.

CT: April 09, 2015 14:39:43 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- WHERE'D EVERYBODY GO?
I don't get out much these days and the other day I went to the auction market for the first time in a long time. At least I thought it was the same auction market.

CT: April 13, 2015 13:45:05 CST
DEEP SOUTH STOCKER CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN ALABAMA
Alabama will host the seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference Aug. 6-7 in Montgomery, Alabama. The conference is targeting cattle producers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.

CT: April 14, 2015 13:55:27 CST
TAKE PREVENTATIVE STEPS TO AVOID GRASS TETANY
For the last 20 something years, it never fails that at different times of the year certain topics become of greater concern. In the spring, these largely focus on two things: bloat and grass tetany.

CT: April 20, 2015 13:38:51 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- STICK IT IN THE CURVE
“What do you mean she just disappeared?” Vernon Caterwauller repeated into the phone. His face turned a paler shade of bleached chalk.

CT: April 21, 2015 13:49:59 CST
DOES MINIMIZING PRODUCTION COSTS ALWAYS MAKE SENSE?
Beef production costs center largely around the three F's – Feed, Fertilizer and Fuel. The costs of all three of these commodities are generally volatile and it's doubtful this will ever change.

CT: April 22, 2015 13:53:05 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS
I've read that many writers have a hard time letting themselves be happy. I don't know if it's the actual writing that causes depression, or if depressed people are just drawn to the job.

CT: April 24, 2015 14:55:48 CST
BLACK INK -- THE ROAD TO GREATNESS
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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