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MANY PRODUCERS WORK TOWARD "LOW STRESS HANDLING"
09/18/2018 04:52 PM
During the past 20 years there have been improvements made in the designs of cattle working facilities and in the handling of cattle when being processed during routine vaccinations, at slaughter plants, etc. but some cattle operations still need to “tune up” their handling methods.

CHINESE ARE KEY TO CATTLE MARKET PROSPECTS
09/18/2018 04:51 PM
The one thing certain in commodity markets is ambiguity. Ag Resource Company president Dan Basse, however, provided a bit of clarity and foresight at the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand's Feeding Quality Forum last week in Sioux City, Iowa.

IMPORTANT TO TAKE STEPS TO PREVENT DISEASE IN CALVES
09/18/2018 04:50 PM
Many of you will have calves arriving soon, either as newborns or stocker calves, and despite all the advances in health management, some calves will still get sick.

IT'S THE PITTS -- NAME YOUR POISON
09/18/2018 04:50 PM
Today's lesson is about poisonous plants, dangerous delectables and fatal feedstuffs. I'm talking nightshade, lupine, milkweed, and the poison used to kill Socrates: hemlock.

TRY OTHER WINTER FEEDING OPTIONS WHEN HAY IS SCARCE
09/17/2018 05:43 PM
Fortunately, drought and soil moisture conditions are improving for much of the U.S. However, due to a cool spring in some areas and dry conditions during much of the growing season, hay supplies are low in many areas.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- VALUE OF GAIN OFFERS STOCKER OPPORTUNITY
09/14/2018 04:33 PM
Although calf prices will likely continue to decline seasonally, they remain at a higher level than many expected when the year began. Plus, value of gain continues to offer opportunity for adding more weight to calves before selling.

TAKE STEPS TO KEEP HERD'S IMMUNE SYSTEM HEALTHY
09/10/2018 12:46 PM
No, the germ theory is still alive and well and scientific fact. The theory states that many infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses. It was proposed as far back as the 16th century, but not until Louis Pasteur's research in the mid-1800s demonstrated a relationship between germs and disease did the theory actually gain acceptance.

SADDLE & SIRLOIN TO HONOR ROB BROWN
09/10/2018 12:45 PM
R.A. “Rob” Brown, Jr. of Throckmorton, Texas, has been selected as the 2018 inductee into the Saddle and Sirloin Portrait Gallery. He represents the fourth generation of the Brown family ranching legacy in Texas.

BREEDING SOUNDNESS EXAMS ARE NOT JUST FOR BULLS
09/07/2018 03:56 PM
On average, 15-20 percent of the beef herd is replaced each year. Chances are, if you are raising your own females, you already have your eye on the next set of replacements.

DON'T LET UNDER-PERFORMING COWS HIDE IN HERD
09/07/2018 03:55 PM
There is a mountain of good research data out there that shows that one of the best cattle herd management strategies is a defined breeding season.

TAKE STEPS TO PREVENT PNEUMONIA IN HERD
09/06/2018 05:37 PM
Bovine pneumonia is one of the most common causes of death in cattle that we see here at the diagnostic laboratory. When animals are submitted to us with a history of losing multiple animals on the farm, pneumonia is often to blame.

IT IS ALMOST WEANING TIME . . . NOW WHAT?
09/06/2018 05:36 PM
Fall means weaning time for many producers. While temperatures may not feel like fall for a few more months, it is time to think about your management strategy or preconditioning program this fall.




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Grasses, Pastures and Hay ? Re: Goat weeds
TexasBred wrote:
callmefence wrote:TexasBred wrote:I'm going to disagree a little....never to early or late to use a "good product".

birddog is exactly right. theres no advantage to using grazon over...

Dogs, Cats and Other Pets ? Re: Livestock Guardians
smoothmule wrote:
I have 2 Livestock guardian dogs that watch over everything here. It's a farm....it's a zoo...they seem to get it and they know what belongs and what doesn't. I also have a Texas...

Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: Truth or Judgement on Breeding
True Grit Farms wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:Lazy M wrote:One question I have is with semen: will an AI stud from the West's progeny potentially have trouble with fescue tolerance? Or will the fact tha...

Every Thing Else Board ? Re: Pay no attention to this post
Rafter S wrote:
greybeard wrote:cowboy43 wrote:Whose old enough to remember when traveling across country a water bag was hung off the front bumper..


The same guy that remembers when Moby Dick was a ...

Health & Nutrition ? Re: Bull with stifle injury
They look good. Thanks for posting

Coffee Shop ? Re: Picking majors and college
greybeard wrote:
hurleyjd wrote:Texas A&M would be good school to attend.

Culture shock!!
But yes, TAMU is a great University.
As an "Old Army" Aggie I highly recommend Aggieland. Only real drawb...



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