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Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
"All right class, give me two more laps and then hit the ... feedbunk."


Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
That's the biggest benefit of a traceability system for this Kansas feedyard.

Beef production vs. the SUV

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Prices for crude oil crossed the $50 per barrel threshold late last month, raising fears that America's economy will sputter and that pricier oil could lead to inflation. For agriculture, higher energy prices mean highe

Tire bales create windbreak (Facilities)

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Tire bales create winter windbreaks at this Colorado dairy. The tire bales can be stacked three or four high and tied together. Cost is about $6 per bale. And, best of all, the bales are portable. They can be reconfigur

PVC bolus gun (Equipment)

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Administering pills to cattle with a bolus gun that isn't easily chewed by bulls and larger cattle can be frustrating.

Pipe protection (Facilities)

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Twelve-year-old twins Andrew and Brandon Gould from Montana salvaged a used round feeder to protect the pipes supplying a water tank.