January 2018


CT: January 03, 2018 13:29:31 CST
USE ALL INFORMATION TO DEVELOP FEEDER CATTLE MARKETING
Growing up on a Colorado cattle ranch, earning an animal science degree and riding for the Certified Angus Beef® (CAB®) brand for nearly 16 years, Paul Dykstra has learned a thing or two about “First class feeder cattle marketing.”

CT: January 03, 2018 13:34:03 CST
WEANING IS A CRITICAL PART OF ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use on farms and in all meat production systems are hot news items right now. There is an awful lot of confusion, misinformation and disinformation on the Internet and in the media, too.

CT: January 08, 2018 14:06:05 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- EXPORTS KEY TO CATTLE PRICE STRENGTH IN 2018
“Retail beef prices are currently higher than last year despite the increase in beef supplies in 2017,” said Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, in his December market comments.

CT: January 10, 2018 13:45:19 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- IN THEORY
I used to have this theory, now debunked, that postulated that if you added up the IQ of a person with the IQ of their dog the total would be exactly the same in every case.

CT: January 11, 2018 14:28:39 CST
BBU RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING CATTLEMEN AT CONVENTION
The 57th Annual Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) Convention “Beefmasters on the Bay” was hosted in Galveston, Texas at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center from October 26 - 28, 2017.

CT: January 12, 2018 15:13:55 CST
IMPORTANT TO CONTROL BREEDING AND CALVING SEASON
The first step in reproductive management is controlling the breeding and calving seasons. Whichever calving season (winter, spring, or fall) is chosen, the following reasons illustrate why a controlled, seasonal calving schedule is desirable.

CT: January 18, 2018 14:55:47 CST
WILD PIG CONTROL COSTS MISSISSIPPIANS MILLIONS
In recent years, wild pigs have been a controversial topic in wildlife and agricultural discussions from top government officials to local farmers talking over the fence.

CT: January 22, 2018 15:00:57 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- FAKED OUT - PART 1
“A near-sighted, one-flippered walrus could get closer than that,” cackled Myron. “It's all in the timing, and the wrist.”

CT: January 23, 2018 15:48:09 CST
CASTRATE CALVES AT A YOUNG AGE TO REDUCE STRESS
There are several ways to castrate calves and bulls. Regardless of the method, it's generally less stressful for the animal at a young age.

CT: January 24, 2018 14:59:52 CST
ENERGY REQUIREMENTS FOR HERD CHANGE THROUGHOUT YEAR
Cow energy requirements change throughout the year. With the start of a new year it is important to remember that the nutritional needs of the cow herd is a dynamic situation that operates as a yearly production cycle.

CT: January 25, 2018 13:47:05 CST
MAKE SURE VACCINES ARE STORED AND HANDLED PROPERLY
A herd vaccination program is only as good as the techniques used in each step of vaccine storage, handling, and administration.

CT: January 30, 2018 15:30:20 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- AH-CHOO!
Warning: This article was written as a research paper but was rejected by the Journal of Animal Science, New England Journal of Medicine, Mayo Clinical Proceedings, European Medical Journal, Journal of Experimental Medicine and The Nance County Journal.








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