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Hannah Thompson-Weeman
What’s Next for Animal Activism in 2021 and What Can We Do About It?

As much as 2020 has shown us being flexible is just as valuable as having plans, I still believe there is merit to taking a moment to reflect on some of the trends we’ve seen and how they may impact us moving forward.

Hughes Abell
Hughes Abell: A Hard-Fought Year

With so many problems to overcome throughout the past year, most are eager to put 2020 behind us. Still, there were tremendous achievements made and even the storm clouds had silver linings that we should not overlook.

John Nalivka
Nalivka: Wild Horse Management And Costs Gone Awry

A judge in eastern Oregon awarded $180,000 in litigation costs to animal rights groups in a wild horse lawsuit. Such management and litigation show the system has gone awry.

Justin Sexten Performance Livestock Analytics
Justin Sexten: Feeding the Foundation

Some of the greatest benefits to feeding a cow herd have little to do with nutrition. Even the smallest amount of feed simplifies gathering, moving, and checking cows with the sound of the feed truck.

Brad Hulett
Hulett: Feeder Finally Gains Ground

Cash fed cattle began trading early last week, $1 higher than the week before. Packer margins continue to widen with each passing week, and feedyard showlists called manageable.

Brad Hulett
Hulett: Packers Manage Easily

Feeders in the South hurried to sell cattle on a Tuesday-steady bid. The early trade made it easy on the Packers who seemed more than willing to take on the inventory at steady money.

Miranda Reiman
Black Ink: Look Back Better

Maybe you’ve got the best set of calves you’ve ever weaned in front of you, but you’re trying to market them with extra information. It’s a new process that feels more cumbersome than your usual methods.

Greg Henderson
Taxing Meat: A Fool’s Errand

Criticism of beef production is rampant worldwide, and a new international report will only further fuel activists who want your business shut down.