April 2018


CT: April 04, 2018 14:41:12 CST
PRODUCERS MUST PLAN BEST CALVING SEASON
It is important to decide the time of year you would like your calves to arrive.

CT: April 04, 2018 14:43:49 CST
BLACK INK -- FAKE NEWS
Fake news is as old as Adam, Eve and the apple. At least we've learned not to trust a snake.

CT: April 05, 2018 13:02:47 CST
SELLERS NEED BETTER PROTECTION FROM PAYMENT DEFAULT
Could you afford not getting paid for this year's calf crop? What if after all the time and money invested, your work as a producer resulted in a bad check for your calves? No paycheck on what should have been your annual payday.

CT: April 06, 2018 13:31:18 CST
BE CAREFUL WHEN TURNING OUT COWS ON SPRING GRASS
The snow might be still flying throughout much of the country, but it won't be long before cattle producers are thinking about turning pairs out to pasture. Although that lush green grass seems appealing, there are hidden concerns that producers need to remember when turning out their cows.

CT: April 09, 2018 13:36:30 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SOMETHING NEW
Spend enough time around livestock and the people tending them and you'll come to figure you've seen it all…until you once again witness something you never imagined.

CT: April 10, 2018 13:15:15 CST
BIOSECURITY MEASURES IMPORTANT PART OF HERD HEALTH
Maintaining optimum herd health depends on many things—including a good nutrition program, vaccination, and minimizing the possibilities for new diseases to enter the herd. One of the most common ways that new diseases come into a herd is with new animals. Biosecurity measures are an important part of disease prevention.

CT: April 11, 2018 13:19:58 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- THE COWBOY ARTS
I'm proud to say that I was a vocational student, even though the rest of my high school looked down on us and we were quarantined far from the regular campus.

CT: April 13, 2018 14:11:25 CST
GOOD NUTRITION IS THE KEY TO HEALTHY DEER HERDS
Researchers at the Mississippi State University Deer Lab have one simple answer to almost every question land managers ask: Nutrition.

CT: April 17, 2018 15:30:07 CST
NEW TECHNOLOGIES MAKE BEEF PRODUCTION EASIER
It seems like there is a modern technology introduced for use in the beef industry almost every day.

CT: April 18, 2018 15:19:32 CST
IT IS BETTER TO TEST THAN GUESS ON MINERALS FOR HERD
Beef cows, especially the “easy keepers,” seem to make a living on a wide mix of forages across the country and for most of the year. Trouble in the form of mineral and vitamin deficiencies could lurk below that outward appearance, costing hundreds of dollars in production losses.








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