Kansas State University Extension livestock specialist Sandy Johnson notes that results of the Beef 2007 survey from the National Animal Health Monitoring System indicate that 54.5 percent of U.S. cow-calf operations, accounting for 34 percent of cows, have no defined breeding season. FULL STORY »
Cattle Breeds: AHA Year End Report Shows Increase In Hereford Registrations, Membership
Hereford breeders continued to experience an increased demand for Hereford genetics during the 2009 American Hereford Association (AHA) fiscal year that ended Aug. 31.
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Cattle Breeds: Considering Crossbreeding?
High calf and feeder cattle prices during the past couple of years have helped many of Missouri’s cow-calf producers achieve profitability. Even though many cattle producer’s operations are profitable, work should continue to improve the economic position of the farm or ranch. FULL STORY »
Cattle Breeds: Virginia Hereford Association Makes A Big Comeback!
The increasing popularity and interest in the Hereford breed was quite evident at the 2009 Virginia Hereford Association Field Day. Around 150 people from Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia recently traveled to Virginia Tech for the opportunity to sit in on educational seminars regarding the Hereford breed, view Hereford and black baldy cattle from breeders across the state, and simply visit with other fellow Hereford enthusiasts. FULL STORY »
Hereford demand increases, AHA says
Hereford breeders experienced an increase in demand for Hereford genetics during the 2007-2008 American Hereford Association (AHA) fiscal year which ended Aug. 31. FULL STORY »
Transfer registrations to add value (Genetics)
The North American Limousin Foundation reminds producers that communicating seedstock ownership transfers to the proper breed associations sets the stage for satisfying relationships between commercial cattle producers and their genetic suppliers. FULL STORY »
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