Justin Dlomo watches his small herd of emaciated cattle scrounge for bits of dry grass with a growing sense of dread. "I don't even know what to do anymore," he says. Worsening drought in Zimbabwe has dried up water hol
Ask livestock producers in Kansas to name the most threatening predator to their operation, and most, if not all, will have the same answer: coyotes. In Kansas, this member of the canine family can be trapped year-round
November U.S. beef exports exceeded beef imports for the first month since February 2014. U.S. beef imports during November were down 26.6% compared to a year earlier thanks to a sharp decline in shipments from Australi
The beef cattle herd could expand in 2016. On Jan. 29, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the annual Cattle Inventory Report and the national herd count is expected to see an increase.
A Cornell University researcher suggests low levels of antibiotics in waste milk can encourage the development of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. He suggests degrading antibiotics may be another valuable benefit of pa
University of Wisconsin calf and heifer researcher Sheila McGuirk shares advice on maximizing lifetime performance by focusing on the critical first day of every calf's life. McGuirk emphasizes getting calves up a
Several parts of the country have been experiencing harsh weather conditions as we move from fall into the early stages of winter. Here in Ohio, recent weather patterns can easily be classified as wet and mild. Don‚Ä
Most areas of Oklahoma have had adequate summer forage to allow pregnant replacement heifers to be in excellent body condition going into late fall and winter.<p></p> Now producers are faced with the challenge of maintain