05/13/2013 1:27:19 PMOnly 1 to 2 months ago the spring calving cows were calving, the temperatures were colder and the calving pastures were covered with muck and manure. ... Full story.
04/05/2013 9:08:20 AMBull 50 just bought himself a one-way ticket to town. For bulls, there are only two pens. One is the pen for breeding bulls, while the other bulls go to the "for beef market" pen. ... Full story.
04/01/2013 1:03:03 PMOklahoma State University animal scientists evaluated weaning dates of 158 Angus fall-calving cows over a 4 year period. ... Full story.
03/30/2013 7:15:00 AMCalving season is upon us and how do your cows look? Are they are on the thin side or in good body condition? Has the winter been tough on them? Has your pre-calving nutrition program been adequate? ... Full story.
03/20/2013 11:05:54 AMMany producers in Wisconsin are in the midst of or finishing up their calving season and preparing for breeding. ... Full story.
03/18/2013 4:09:03 PMCows in many Midwestern herds are calving in marginal body condition. Short hay and standing forage supplies as well as expensive supplemental feeds, are partially to blame. ... Full story.
03/11/2013 2:45:00 PMAlthough the spring calving season may still be ongoing, the next breeding season is only a few weeks away. Now is the time to schedule the old and new bulls for their pre-breeding soundness examination. ... Full story.
10/31/2012 2:33:03 PMMaybe you are looking for a bull to breed heifers. Whatever your reason, if you are in the market for a bull this year, let me encourage you to buy all the bull you can now. ... Full story.
10/30/2012 2:49:20 PMWith national beef cattle inventory at lows not seen since the 1950s, the time could be right for producers of Brahman-influenced cattle to adopt a fixed-time artificial insemination method which could add thousands of dollars in net value to a calf crop. ... Full story.
10/26/2012 9:28:20 AMWhat association are you using to manage the genes in your cow-calf system? Where do we start as we come to understand the modern world of genetics? ... Full story.
10/23/2012 9:26:49 AMThe Wyoming Premium Heifer program will hold its first annual sales for bred and replacement heifers in November 2012 and January 2013. ... Full story.
10/22/2012 12:46:22 PMBefore the fall breeding season begins, a few simple management procedures involving the bulls can increase the likelihood of a high pregnancy percentage among the cows. ... Full story.
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10/19/2012We’re buying young cow from drought stricken ranches and moving them to ours. Do we co-mingle or segregate for how long? Full story.
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