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With cattle prices at record highs and favorable feed prices, producers are likely considering creep feeding their beef calves to add additional pounds. Creep feeding provides supplemental feed to nursing beef calves in an area that the cows can’t access....
Source: Pennsylvania State University The most traumatic experience for cow-calf producers is when they wean their calves-and it is not real great for the calves, either. For the producer, it is about payday for the calf business. For the calf,...
Source: University of Nevada, Reno Extension Introduction Research shows that reproduction, or simply weaning a marketable calf, is ten times more important than weaning weights and twenty times more important than carcass traits. Poor reproduction is one of the biggest issues...
Source: Government of Alberta "This new cost and returns report, for the years 2018–2022, presents a multi-year summary of the economic, productive and financial performance of Alberta cow/calf producers who participated in the AgriProfit$ Business Analysis Program,” says Ian Ryan,...
Source: USDA by Maria Bowman, Maroua Afi, Aubree Beenken, Amy Boline, Mary Drewnoski, Fernanda Souza Krupek, Jay Parsons, Daren Redfearn, Steven Wallander, and Christine Whitt This report looks at how incorporating cover crops into an integrated crop-livestock system with cattle, such...
Source: Oregon State University by: Scott Duggan, Gene Pirelli, Charles Estill, Juliana Ranches and Dale W. Weber Raising cattle for profit requires a detailed management plan that sets production goals and timelines days, weeks and even years in advance. These guidelines...
Source: Government of Alberta “The AgriProfit$ Program provides participating producers with cost of production (COP) analysis and benchmark reports based on actual farm records,” says Ian Ryan, senior livestock economist with the Alberta government. This new cost and returns report presents...
Sorce: Government of Alberta “The AgriProfit$ Program provides participating producers with cost of production (COP) analysis and benchmark reports based on actual farm records,” says Ian Ryan, senior livestock economist with the Alberta government. This new cost and returns report presents...
Source: University of Florida, Jonael Bosques Did you know that Florida ranks 9th in the nation when it comes to cow-calf numbers? Beef cattle production was instrumental in building Florida’s economy. Our state was the first to have a beef industry,...
Source: Four Star Veterinary Service It’s something no one wants to see: You go out to check feedyard calves and find a nice one lying dead. Overall, the cattle look fine, just as they did yesterday. If another calf or...
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