Genetics play a role in how cattle will ultimately perform.
Chris and Claire Johnson are raising a herd of uniquely colored and textured cattle at their Buffalo Dream Ranch in far northwestern Comanche County near the western boundary of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.
Grazing toxic fescue can hurt a producer's bottom line from poor grazing performance both in terms of weight conversion and reproduction.
An expansion to a Texas Panhandle packing plant will add 800 more head per day in slaughter capacity, primarily for cull cow and bull processing.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Both cash fed and feeder cattle markets traded lower throughout the first week of September.
South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 220,000 cattle on feed on Aug. 1, up 5 percent from last year.
The wildfires that tore through more than 1.5 million acres in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Colorado in March destroyed an estimated more than 18,000 miles of fencing.