Latest News From Feedlot

Avoiding psychological pressure in stressful situations leads to more effective vaccine treatment.
Use Your Senses When Handling Cattle

Stepping into a cattle pen, we naturally act the predator, manipulating where animals go. But good handling practices should turn us into leaders, says Kip Lukasiewicz.

3 months ago
Evaluate all animals purchased with a ranking system, which can help you determine how they need to be managed.
Receiving Cattle This Fall? Consider These Six Factors.

Evaluate all animals purchased to be fed out with a ranking system, which can help you determine how they need to be managed.

3 months ago
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7-Session Feedlot Short Course Kicks Off July 16

The program, which is virtual, is scheduled to run each Thursday from July 16 through August 27, at 12:30 p.m. CDT. Anyone in the beef industry is welcome to participate.

4 months ago
The maps are made using seven-day forecasts based on four weather parameters – temperature, humidity, wind speed and cloud cover.
Worried About Potential Heat Stress? Consult These Forecast Maps.

The maps are made using seven-day forecasts based on four weather parameters – temperature, humidity, wind speed and cloud cover. Each parameter plays a significant role in the overall heat balance of feedlot cattle.

4 months ago
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Preparing for Summer Heat

As cattle feeders hold on to fat cattle until the opportunity to be harvested arises, it is important to prepare for periods of extreme heat by developing a heat stress management plan.

5 months ago
Technology can help prevent treating cattle that are not ill.
Justin Sexten: Unseen Costs, Clear Opportunities

We often consider the saving or revenue opportunity from technology, but this data reveal where the unexpected opportunity lies in the middle, preventing unnecessary treatment or finding calves we didn’t know were ill.

9 months ago
Angus VNR: Beef Implants Need Plans

Growing more pounds of beef efficiently makes sense for everybody from ranch to consumer, according to a longtime South Dakota feedyard nutritionist.

9 months ago
The team that helped create the new test.
K-State Team Develops Faster Test for Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli

Researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine have developed a faster, more efficient method of detecting Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, or STEC, in ground beef, which often causes recalls of ground beef.

10 months ago