Early weaning one tactic to cope with poor forage conditions

Early weaning is one tactic cattle producers might consider as their pastures begin to toast, said Shane Gadberry, associate professor-ruminant nutrition for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. FULL STORY »

Tour of Kansas feedlot shows quality premiums start pre-breeding

Missouri beef producers learned that how their calves perform in feedlots starts with what happens on their farms—even before breeding time. FULL STORY »

Spring management can increase fall calf values

Cattle prices are high and are project­ed to remain high throughout 2012 despite seasonal volatility. FULL STORY »

Late calving cows: Getting them back on track

To maintain an annual calving interval (≤ 365 days), conception must occur within 80 days of calving; however, the period of anestrus following calving is frequently greater than 60 days. FULL STORY »

Traits that add value to calves

Calving season is still underway for many ranches, but this is a good time to begin planning and preparing to receive top prices when those calves go to market. Since 1975, Pfizer Animal Health, in cooperation with Superior Livestock Auctions and King Data Services, has collected data on over 5,042,272 calves sold in 41,657 lots though Superior’s video auctions. FULL STORY »

Cow Calf Management: January timely tips

Check these management tips to help your cattle herd through the colder January weather. FULL STORY »

Condition-scoring beef cows

Most spring-born beef calves either have been weaned or will be weaned soon. Weaning is the time to start managing beef cows so that they are at the optimum body-condition score (BCS) before the start of the next calving season, said a University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist. FULL STORY »

BeefTalk: Pregnancy and calving percentages are stable

The main point is that the components of reproduction are very hard to pull out and fix. However, the sum of the pieces produces a calf at least 93.6 percent of the time for CHAPS (Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software) producers. FULL STORY »

Winter cattle feeding that doesn't break the bank

Feeding cattle in the winter can be the single, largest expense for producers. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture beef specialist Roy Burris said this year will not be an exception. FULL STORY »

Improving on a common synchronization protocol for heifers

Estrous synchronization and artificial insemination have potential to increase genetic improvement, calf uniformity and improve calf weaning weight in beef cattle operations. FULL STORY »

Integrity Beef Alliance: Marketing value-stacked calves

The beef cattle industry has several Value Added Calf (VAC) programs through which beef producers may market calves. The Integrity Beef Alliance is one such program. FULL STORY »

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next


With feed values near record levels and potential shortages of top-quality feeds, Sil-All® provides a cost-effective option to help control ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

Feedback Form
Leads to Insight