While the latest U.S. Cattle on Feed report showed total inventory in U.S. feedlots with capacity for 1,000 or more head was 1 percent higher on January 1, 2015 compared to the first of the year in 2014, total inventory
Weather plays a key role in feedyard health and performance, seasonally and from year-to-year. A significant portion of that variation, however, relates to changes in management and marketing trends, which are influenced
While we know that implants improve gains and efficiency in steers and heifers at all production stages, most of the research on implant response has been conducted on steers. New data however, could improve our underst
The June USDA Cattle on Feed report shows May placements at 90 percent of last year and marketings at 92 percent of last year. There was one less business day in May this year compared to last year. The June 1 on-feed
Farm numbers and operations with beef cows dropped slightly from 2010 to 2011, while the average size of operations generally increased. The USDA's annual report on Farms, Land in Farms and Livestock Operations, estimat
Not only tracking corn silage losses but also taking action to further reduce them is important to this Nebraska feedyard. Learn how one producer is minimizing silage shrink and how he uses silage in the ration.