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Feedlot Evaluation: How Does your Feedlot Rate?

June 1, 2021

Anyone feeding cattle right now is feeling the tight margins due to input costs rising and market prices not following. Whether we should place cattle in the near term is […]

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Swine Feeding Projections for March 15, 2021

March 17, 2021

Swine Feeding Projections for March 15, 2021 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs was up $1 this week at $56.58 /head and feeder pigs were steady at […]

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February 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections

February 19, 2021

February 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections Hang on as this month’s cattle projections show as much black as they do red. A welcoming sight with all the variability our industry has […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – November 30, 2020

December 1, 2020

Swine Feeding Projections for November 30, 2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs was up $4 this week at $40.88 /head and feeder pigs were steady at […]

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Swine Feeding Projections for September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Swine Feeding Projections for September 28, 2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs was higher $2 this week at $27.26 /head and feeder pigs were up $7 […]

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Stage One Creep Feeding

March 12, 2020

In years past many beef producers have used a texturized dairy calf starter as a Stage 1 creep feed for their baby beef calves. Over time, we have been able […]

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Summer Management Considerations for Self-Fed Cattle

July 22, 2019

Written by Don Cleaver and Daniel Kohls, Form-A-Feed, Inc. Not unlike TMR-fed cattle, warm-season stressors affect cattle finished on self-feeders as well.  In fact, summertime is when we see the […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Changes week over week: Open-market values of weaned pigs for the week were down $3 to $52.47 while feeder pigs were down $6 per head at $75.48 Open corn price […]

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May 2019 Cattle Feeding Projections

May 23, 2019

May beef cattle projections confirm the tough economy cattle producers are facing when trying to work through Mother Nature and current markets. There is more red showing up once again, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs for the week were down $2 to $55.53 while feeder pigs were down $7 per head at $82.06 Open corn price […]

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Prepare your cows for summer heat

May 17, 2019

Written by: Adam Fellbaum, Form-A-Feed Nutrition & Production Specialist We all know that our cows become stressed in the summer heat and when they become stressed, it impacts our bottom […]

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Creep Feeding Tips

May 6, 2019

Creep feeding calves is an excellent way to put extra pounds on calves.  Research has shown that creep feeding significantly increases weaning weight.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently published a […]

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