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HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- NEW LIMIT-FED, HIGH-ENERGY STRATEGY FOR CALVES
10/23/2018 12:25 PM
Talk with someone about starting calves on a high-energy ration and they'll likely discount everything you have to say afterward. The reason is simple. High-energy diets fed to calves are often associated with increased morbidity, stemming from acidosis and other metabolic disorders.

HARDEE FARMS FOCUSES ON "PROFIT DRIVEN GENETICS"
10/23/2018 12:23 PM
Most cattle producers would agree that “Profit Driven Genetics” would be the ultimate goal for their herds. There is no question, that should be the main priority for producers, to fill their pastures with efficient, fertile, sound cattle that make money for their owners.

THE OAKS HOLDS DISPERSAL SALE
10/23/2018 12:16 PM
One hundred fourteen registered buyers from 15 states and Mexico crowded into The Oaks sale pavilion for the complete dispersal of the mighty cow herd from The Oaks Farm.

SALACOA VALLEY HOLDS BELLES OF THE SOUTH SALE
10/23/2018 12:16 PM
A powerful offering greeted Brangus enthusiasts from 8 states and Mexico who were on hand for Salacoa Valley's Belles of the South customer appreciation sale.

PRODUCERS PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO ANIMAL WELFARE
10/23/2018 12:02 PM
Animal welfare issues have received more attention in the press over the last few years than they had the previous century. The livestock production system and its owners and managers have paid attention to animal welfare for centuries.

BLACK INK -- PERSPECTIVE AND CONTEXT
10/23/2018 12:01 PM
“You know, a dredge ditch…” I was explaining the Minnesota farm I grew up on and I was met with blank stares from some of my South Dakota State University classmates.

COW NUTRITION AFFECTS HERD PRODUCTIVITY FOR YEARS
10/23/2018 12:01 PM
Proper cow nutrition affects calf performance, health and survivability more than any other factor. Problems are magnified in heifers if they are not properly supplemented

BREEDING SOUNDNESS EXAMS ARE ESSENTIAL
10/23/2018 12:00 PM
Breeding Soundness Exams (BSEs) for bulls should be an essential part of a beef producer's overall management plan and can be a key to fertility and high conception rates, high calving rates and the most important high weaning rates.

NOW IS THE TIME TO GET READY FOR WINTER HAZARDS
10/23/2018 11:59 AM
It may be hard to think about the upcoming winter during the late summer and fall while the temperature is still in the 90s, but that's the best time to get ready for potential winter hazards.

MANAGE HERD FOR FALL FOR INCREASED PROFITABILITY
10/23/2018 11:58 AM
Profitability of cow-calf operations is largely determined by cow reproductive performance. Calf crop percentage and average weaning weight are primary factors influencing both total income and cost of production. Consequently, the goal for most herds is to have a high percentage of cows wean a calf and for most of those calves to be born early in the calving season.

IT'S THE PITTS -- SIGNS OF A STROKE
10/23/2018 11:18 AM
One of the signs you're getting old is the AARP and the American Heart Association will send you pamphlets warning about the signs of a heart attack or stroke.

FALL IS THE TIME OF YEAR TO GO BULL SHOPPING
10/10/2018 10:49 AM
Fall sale season is now in full swing, and Georgia cattlemen have numerous options to choose from in the current bull market. So, it seems logical to devote this article to a review of some of the basic principles of bull shopping.



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'yet the price of the goods sold has stayed stagnant for decades' which somehow, is very different than "the price of goods bought'. /\ /\ /\ /\ /\

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I only got to be there for a couple hours. Chores in the am then a wedding in the evening.

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If getting a corner off the ground qualifys as a close call we're living on the edge out here.


Same here. These hills of East Tennessee can produce some hairy situations. I ain't s...

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There's only one way to regain balance, but of course no one wants to do it.. if a mass of these contracted growers went on strike essentially, something would change... 1000's of bar...



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