02/23/2012 12:49:23 PMBeef producers don’t want to miss out on profit potential when it comes to selection and performance of breeding bulls, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist. ... Full story.
02/22/2012 3:20:00 PMSeldom do cow-calf producers complain about the current record-high calf prices. We are, indeed, in unprecedented times in the beef industry. ... Full story.
02/20/2012 12:38:54 PMThe process of “calving” or parturition in beef cattle is defined by three stages. Stage I occurs about 4 to 24 hours prior to calving. ... Full story.
02/17/2012 10:09:00 AMBeef cattle producers use technologies to improve animal performance and well-being and to increase the profitability of their enterprises. The use of technologies in the beef industry is a major contributor to the safe, wholesome, and affordable beef supply in the United States. ... Full story.
02/17/2012 9:19:19 AMA large segment of the beef cattle industry is adopting expected progeny differences (EPDs) as a valuable selection tool in improving calf productivity. ... Full story.
02/15/2012 4:10:00 PMYou don't have to look too hard to figure out that we have entered into bull buying season for cow-calf producers. ... Full story.
02/15/2012 6:00:00 AMDuring the Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, genomics companies Igenity and Pfizer Animal Genetics provided updates on the growing list of DNA tests and services they offer to beef producers. The two companies compete aggressively in bovine genomic evaluation, which is good news for producers, as they each continue to add new services and enhance the accuracy of existing tests. ... Full story.
02/14/2012 3:42:14 PMBy now many cow-calf herds are in the home stretch in the race towards the start of calving season. ... Full story.
02/13/2012 3:03:19 PMBull sale season has started and will continue to get busier in the coming weeks. ... Full story.
02/13/2012 10:22:55 AMCheck these management tips to help your cattle herd through the colder February weather. ... Full story.
02/10/2012 2:38:01 PMAsk any cattle producer, and they’ll tell you a good female is hard to find – and they’re not talking about their spouse. Selecting and developing replacement heifers requires a significant ranch investment. ... Full story.
02/09/2012 3:05:00 PMExamining bulls for reproductive soundness is important as breeding season approaches, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist. ... Full story.
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