Justin Sexten, Director of Supply Development, Certified Angus Beef
Recent Stories by Justin Sexten, Director of Supply Development, Certified Angus Beef
Winter came early for much of cow-calf country, and now calving season is at the gate.
Market cows often represent 15% to 25% of the herd’s gross income.
“Lab meat,” despite not being commercially available, continues to garner news coverage with the implication it may be coming soon to a store near you.
The time required to influence your herd’s genetic potential is measured in years, so managing for quality is always important.
Commercial breeders can draw on more selection tools than ever before to improve the next generation of cows to match the market and ranch environments.
You’ve got calving on your mind now, but that means weaning will surely follow this fall and some of your decisions then will be framed by decisions made this spring.
Weaning weights haven't see much movement in the past 15 years.
This time of year, you probably spend more time observing than working cattle. Calving is complete and bulls have been turned out with the spring herd. Fall calves are weaned and grass cattle are moving through pastures