Category: Beef

Stay on CUE to Reach Your Cattle Performance Goals

March 13, 2016

Alternative feeding strategy questions are being asked more and more with the upcoming veterinary feed directive (VFD). Finding ways to proactively manage both health and performance alongside proper feed yard management will become even more important. While many producers have already stepped up their yard maintenance to help improve the management effect on cattle health […]

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New VFD Regulations Will Affect Most Livestock Producers

February 11, 2016

We are now about 10 months away from the implementation of sweeping changes in FDA regulations affecting the use of antibiotics in animal feeds. These changes will affect the use of antibiotics that are deemed “medically important”, generally meaning that they are also used in human medicine. These regulatory changes will take full effect by January […]

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Meet nutrition demands of cattle with lic tubs

November 17, 2015

It’s been a beautiful fall and we can all finally breathe a little bit easier as the crops are off the fields, cows are hitting the stalks and feed yards are ringing with the serenading song of bawling calves. Fall brings an extremely busy time of year for all cattle producers as you rush to […]

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Creep Feeding Considerations for 2015

August 17, 2015

As late summer pasture conditions begin to diminish and forage supply is no longer adequate to maximize pre-weaning gains, cow-calf producers begin to ask the annual question “should I creep feed my calves?” For most commercial operations, the answer is typically “it depends.” Many factors go in to making the decision of whether or not […]

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Dealing with Heat Stress in Livestock

June 11, 2015

Summer is finally here and the warm weather is upon us. After a long cold winter everyone looks forward to a little warmth of summer. However, the summer heat, when excessive, can cause major problems in the feed yard with economic losses totaling in excess of $75 million due to production losses. Heat stress is […]

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Grass Tetany – It’s that time of year again

May 6, 2015

Spring is my favorite time of year. Calves are on the ground or being born, feedlot cattle are hitting the trucks, and one can gauge how successful their year has been and be reminded of the beauty of new beginnings. Spring also brings rain, or at least it’s supposed to, so that we can produce […]

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Biosecurity is YOUR Responsibility

May 6, 2015

Although it is important for every visitor to be aware that biosecurity protocols need to be carried out, it is your own responsibility to have a biosecurity plan for your farm. Having your own biosecurity farm plan can potentially save your farm from significant economic loss and lend assurance to consumers that products are safe […]

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Essential Oils: more than just natural flavors

March 23, 2015

Essential oils have been used primarily as natural flavorings with potential homeopathic benefits for centuries.  With recent advances in technology, and understanding how to refine these compounds, this old-fashioned approach to health has become a new technology opportunity not only for natural food animal production, but also for mainstream conventional animal performance improvement.  These products […]

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2015 Professional Beef Conference proves successful!

February 10, 2015

The 2015 Professional Beef Conference welcomed a few new items to this year’s agenda helping make it one of the most successfully attended conferences to date. Arming our producers with ideas and technologies to help them in their goals of ‘Achieving the Grade’ was a lineup of speakers from differing regions and expertise. From an invited panel […]

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Are You Prepared for Spring Calving?

January 6, 2015

If you look out the window today or anytime recently it would be hard to believe that spring may only be a few weeks away.  However, a quick look at the calendar will tell you that spring, and with it spring calving, is right around the corner. By now, many spring-calving cows are in their […]

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