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Negotiated cash cattle prices advanced $1 Cash Fed Cattle Advance $1

Cattle feeders were thankful for last week’s $1 advance in cash prices while beef packers continue operating with Texas-size margins.

15 hours ago

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Assessing Silage Outcomes

This is one of the best times to make a critical assessment of the operation’s silage management practices.

6 min ago
How to Make Fiber More Digestible

Learn more about how fiber is digested, so you can improve the rate of fiber digestibility in your cows’ forage.

6 min ago
Negotiated cash cattle prices advanced $1
Cash Fed Cattle Advance $1

Cattle feeders were thankful for last week’s $1 advance in cash prices while beef packers continue operating with Texas-size margins.

2 hours ago
Feeding hay
Stretching The Hay Supply this Winter

Drought and other weather events have ultimately caused a tight forage supply going into the winter-feeding period for multiple operations. Here are some tips to make the most of the forage resource.

8 min ago
Feedlot placement weight is related to finished weight of fed cattle.
Derrell Peel: Feedlot Facts

Feedlot placement weight is related to fed cattle finished weight. For cattle in the typical range of placement weights, a one-pound increase in placement weight results in 0.5 pounds of additional finished weight.

10 min ago
CAB Insider: First Sales of CAB in China

The first shipments of the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand arrived in China in November, ushering in the potential for a new, powerful buyer for high-quality U.S. beef.

14 min ago

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Now is the time to make plans for the 2021 grazing season.
Now is Time to Plan for 2021 Grazing Season

Pastures stressed by drought and/or overgrazing this fall more than likely will experience a delay in grazing readiness in 2021, irrelevant of the amount of snow received this winter and rainfall received next spring.

3 weeks ago
Backgrounding calves
Rising Feed Prices Affect Backgrounding Decisions

As feed prices rise, calf prices tend to trend lower, and ranchers may consider backgrounding calves for a period of time to help get calves through weaning stress and develop immunity through administered vaccines.

4 weeks ago
The concept of herd immunity is a companion concept to individual immunity.
Herd Immunity An Important Concept For Humans, Animals

The goal of herd immunity is the reduction of infection or disease in a population’s susceptible segment.

2 months ago
Musk Thistle
Fall Good Time to Manage Some Pasture Weeds

Fall is the ideal time to treat many weeds on the noxious thistle list, including musk thistle.

2 months ago