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Iowa's sacred cows

On Sunday, Aug. 11, the animal-rights group Iowans for Animal Liberation attacked the sacred symbol of the Iowa State Fair — the Butter Cow. Full story.

The continuing evolution of ADT

Animal disease traceability moves forward, with states setting standards and forging agreements. Full story.

Who is the fluffy cows artist?

Last month’s feature (“Fluffy cows, the rest of the story,” Drovers/CattleNetwork, August 2013, page 24) described how Matt Lautner’s prize bull Texas Tornado became an Internet sensation earlier this year. Full story.

Auditing animal welfare

There are more opportunities than ever for producers to let consumers know how they care for their cattle. Full story.

Night watchmen

Jeff Schenk’s sharp eye and experience help him spot sick calves — even in the dark. Full story.

Features MORE

Iowa's sacred cows

On Sunday, Aug. 11, the animal-rights group Iowans for Animal Liberation attacked the sacred symbol of the Iowa State Fair — the Butter Cow. Full story.

The continuing evolution of ADT

Animal disease traceability moves forward, with states setting standards and forging agreements. Full story.

Who is the fluffy cows artist?

Last month’s feature (“Fluffy cows, the rest of the story,” Drovers/CattleNetwork, August 2013, page 24) described how Matt Lautner’s prize bull Texas Tornado became an Internet sensation earlier this year. Full story.

Markets MORE

Stocker/Feeder Markets: Calves, yearlings scorching in August

Stocker and feeder prices were on fire in August, increasing to set new highs for 2013 in all four categories, according to Drovers/CattleNetwork’s 50-market auction summary. Full story.

Beef exports hit 2013 highs

U.S. beef exports enjoyed their best month of the year in June, rising in both volume and value over 2012. U.S. pork exports also hit 2013 highs during June. Full story.

Economic Indicators: Market improves as input costs fall

Cattle and beef industries continued to improve in August as a lower feed conversion is outweighed by falling feed costs. Full story.

Columns MORE

Iowa's sacred cows

On Sunday, Aug. 11, the animal-rights group Iowans for Animal Liberation attacked the sacred symbol of the Iowa State Fair — the Butter Cow. Full story.

The continuing evolution of ADT

Animal disease traceability moves forward, with states setting standards and forging agreements. Full story.

Who is the fluffy cows artist?

Last month’s feature (“Fluffy cows, the rest of the story,” Drovers/CattleNetwork, August 2013, page 24) described how Matt Lautner’s prize bull Texas Tornado became an Internet sensation earlier this year. Full story.

Departments MORE

Profit Tips: Pasture Management - Avoid overgrazing fall pastures

To promote a healthier pasture next spring, producers should start planning for the end of the season and help their plants prepare for fall, which is an important time for pasture management. Full story.

Profit Tips: Reproduction - Re-think heifer development

A recent symposium addressed current thinking on development of beef heifers. Texas A&M animal scientist Stephen Hammack, PhD, provides this summary of key points. Full story.

Profit Tips: Marketing - BVD-PI test can add $10 to calf value

Research now shows cattle buyers are paying a premium for calves that test negative for being persistently infected (PI) with bovine viral diarrhea. Full story.

BiG X

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