Profit Tips

Profit Tips: Reproduction - Compare synchronization programs

Researchers at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center compared two estrus synchronization systems for timed artificial insemination. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Nutrition - Distillers’ grains for growing cattle

Noting that energy density in growing diets could affect carcass characteristics, researchers from Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin conducted a trial to evaluate the source, specifically dried distillers’ grains with solubles for growing cattle. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Management - Build a loyal, productive staff

We often hear that people make the difference in successful livestock businesses. As an employer, Harry Knobbe takes it to heart. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Facilities - Compact storage

Every farm or ranch shop needs a method for organizing and storing small items. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Genetics - Enhance cow longevity

Given the ever-increasing costs associated with developing or purchasing replacement females, greater cow longevity certainly has economic benefits for the commercial producer. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Feedyard management Adaptation — what to look for

In Webster’s Dictionary, adaptation is defined as: “… the evolutionary process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat." FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Reproduction - Invest in heifer development

With the cow herd at its lowest level since 1973, drought in the southern range states and optimism for increased export demand, the stage is set for heifer retention to increase over the next few years. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Cow-calf management - Score body conditions now

Body-condition score on a beef cow is the closest thing we have to a dip stick for determining, at a glance. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Facilities - Gate holder

Tires get double-duty at the Koch Ranch in North Dakota. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Animal health - Avoid prussic acid poisoning

Iowa State University veterinarian Grant Dewell and Extension forage specialist Steve Barnhart note that fall frost can bring a risk of prussic acid poisoning for cattle consuming certain forages, particularly sorghum, sudangrass and related species. FULL STORY »

Profit Tips: Genetics - Selecting for feed efficiency

A group of researchers from Ireland and Colorado State University notes that most studies on feed efficiency in beef cattle have focused on performance in young animals, rather than longer-term productivity in the cow herd. FULL STORY »

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