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2016 Cattle Market Update

Herd expansion is expected to peak in 2017.

4 years ago
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Preconditioning Options Abound

Programs reward ranchers for calf health. 

4 years ago
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Build a Successful Preconditioning Program

It’s all about increasing calf performance and capturing a premium.

4 years ago
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6 Tips to Protect Your Livestock from Theft

Here are some practical tips from special ranger Bart Perrier for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association on protecting your operation from theft. 

4 years ago
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Tracking Brucellosis Transmission

Genomic analysis shows elk serve as self-sustaining brucellosis reservoir.

4 years ago
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R-CALF Sues USDA to End Beef Checkoff

The Rancher’s Cattlemen’s Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF), filed suit May 2 in U.S. District Court in Montana, challenging the government’s oversight of the Beef Checkoff Program.

4 years ago
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New Strain of E. coli Found

Cattle feeders and veterinarians should keep an eye out for E. coli O165:H25, an enterohemorrhagic strain that can cause disease in cattle and potentially poses a food-safety hazard for humans.

4 years ago
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Costs of Bulls Versus AI

Many cow-calf producers are asking whether artificial insemination (AI) or natural service bulls are more cost effective for their herd.  

4 years ago