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Source: King Ranch news release King Ranch, Inc. announced today that it has acquired a 50% stake in Cobalt Cattle, the nation's fourth-largest cattle feeding operation with six feedyards in Colorado, Kansas and Texas. "We are excited about this opportunity and...
Merck Animal Health introduces the redesigned ALLFLEX A-Tag Feedlot V2 and applicator as part of its comprehensive feedlot portfolio. The updated tag design with a self-piercing tip allows for easier application, faster loading, and improved retention. Source: Merck Animal...
Cattle placements in U.S. feedlots have experienced a second consecutive monthly decline. According to the USDA, 1.704 million head of cattle were introduced to feedlots in December 2023, reflecting a 4% decrease compared to December 2022. This decrease suggests...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.3.5 On occasion, pregnant heifers may end up in the feedlot. The feedlot environment and management is not always well-suited to deal with...
Source: University of Saskatchewan, by: Avery Chora Welfare and health of food production animals are active areas of concern for both producers and consumers. As animal rights lobbyists voice their concerns for the welfare of food production animals, researchers continue...
Source: South Dakota State University, Christina Bakker Additional Authors: Amanda Blair, Ken Olson A study conducted by SDSU researchers evaluated the impact additive combinations of growth-promotant technologies can have on beef carcass characteristics and tenderness. This study evaluated four combinations of growth-promoting...
Source: Government of Alberta “U.S. cattle and calves on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head were estimated at 11.6 million on October 1, 2023, 1% higher than the same time last year,” says Ann Boyda, provincial...
Source: University of Minnesota The success of each group in the feedlot is dependent on their cumulative stress. Stress in cattle is like a cup filling up with water. Each stressor adds water to the cup and eventually, it overflows,...
Source: Ontario Corn Fed Beef, Sedley Benitz and Christoph Wand BUNK MANAGEMENT PROJECTS A number of projects have been conducted in recent years aimed at improving bunk management of feedlot cattle. These have included efforts on effective fibre and a survey of...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Backgrounding refers to growing, feeding and managing steers and heifers from weaning until they enter the feedlot, where they are placed on a high-energy finishing ration. Backgrounding involves the feeding of a predominately...
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