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09 January 2019
Managing Pregnant Heifers, Newborn Calves: A Guide for Lot Feeders
Australian lot feeders have a new best practice management guide to help them develop and implement their own programs to manage pregnant heifers and newborn calves, according to Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
11 October 2017
GenoTube Offers Extended Life for Diagnostic Samples
ANALYSIS - Looking for a better way to collect and deliver diagnostic samples to the laboratory? Thermo Fisher Scientific's GenoTube is a non-invasive nasal swab for collection of DNA or RNA from animals. ...
26 April 2017
Allflex Promotes Chuck Rogers to Northwest Regional Manager
US - Allflex USA, part of the Allflex Group, global leader in animal identification and traceability systems, today announced the promotion of Chuck Rogers to Northwest Regional Manager. ...
25 April 2017
Trichomoniasis Outbreak Hits Beef Cattle Herds in Kansas
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory recently reported an outbreak of Trichomoniasis (Trich) in beef cattle herds with five new cases reported in three counties – leading the state lab to recommend diagnostic testing to help keep the disease...
10 February 2016
NCBA: CattleFax 2016 Industry Update
ANALYSIS - Randy Blach, CattleFax CEO, and the CattleFax analyst team presented their 2016 CattleFax Industry Outlook at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association meeting held recently in San Diego, California, USA. ...
05 November 2015
Cattle Producer Says US Has Begun Most Rapid Expansion Ever Seen
ANALYSIS - Sharing expectations for prices moving into 2016, Missouri cattle producer Wayne Vanderwert says cattle prices have been extremely high due to lower cow numbers because of the drought and the cattle cycle. ...
26 October 2015
Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef to Discuss Global Indicators, Equivalency, Antibiotics
ANALYSIS – The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) is set to meet this week to discuss global indicators, equivalency and antibiotics....
13 October 2015
WASDE Bearish for Beef - Higher Slaughter, Heavier Weights
US - Friday’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report boosted beef production for 2015 based on a larger forecast of slaughter of fed cattle in the second half of 2015 and heavier carcass weights....
09 October 2015
Cattle Dilemma: To Background or Not to Background?
US - An ever-growing set of online resources is available to beef producers gauging the prospects of running cattle between weaning and the feedlot....
14 September 2015
USDA Lowers 2015 Cattle Production and Price Forecast
US – The US cattle industry is forecast to produce 5.9 per cent more beef than last year but at lower prices than expected....
24 July 2015
China Access “Ample Opportunity” For Australia Grassfed Producers
AUSTRALIA - Great opportunities lie ahead for grassfed beef producers across Australia following the recent live cattle protocol signed with China, says the Cattle Council of Australia....
23 April 2015
Beating BVD Rests on Persistently Infected Calf
ANALYSIS - The persistently infected (PI) calf is at the epicentre of solving the bovine viral diarrhea issue. ...
22 April 2015
Antibiotic Stewardship Requires Data and Diagnostics
ANALYSIS - Achieving prudent use of antibiotics will be easier when two important things fall into place. ...
15 April 2015
Lower Irish Live Cattle Exports
IRELAND - Irish Live exports of cattle have eased so far this year to stand at 58,000 head, according to Eoin Kelly, Business Analyst at Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board....
26 March 2015
Sustainability Roundtable Important in Colorado
US - Being on board with a national sustainability drive from its inception means a great deal to a producer organisation....
11 March 2015
Demand Pull Not Technology Push: Using Drones in Livestock Production
GLOBAL – Applying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones in livestock production has huge potential but producers need tangible cost and profit benefits to embrace them....
02 March 2015
BVDV Persistently Impacts Herd Health
ANALYSIS - A diagnosis of Bovine Viral Diarhea Virus (BVDV) persistently impacts the health and performance of the herd, and it's the mostly costly cattle disease for producers from a reproductive and respiratory perspective, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
27 February 2015
Sustainability Means Passing on a Legacy
US – Sustainable cattle production means taking care of every drop of water and selecting the right location and grazing for every animal’s needs, says a US rancher....
16 January 2015
MSD Animal Health's FINADYNE Not Available in US
US - MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada, recently announced the introduction of FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) Pour-on solution, which has created some confusion among our customers in the United States....
08 January 2015
Ireland Assesses What US Beef Ban Lift Could Mean
IRELAND - The Republic of Ireland is the first European country to regain access into the US beef market, but the jury is still out as to the impact this could have on the sector’s future....
25 September 2014
Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized equipment before, reports Sarah Mikesell from near Aberdeen,...
29 August 2014
Could Feeding Change if Corn Stays Low?
ANALYSIS - Consider corn to control feed costs, farmers are being told ahead of an expected bumper harvest....
19 August 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Producer Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices....
12 August 2014
WASDE Report Bearish for Soybeans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production report - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following the data. ...
07 August 2014
Cattle Futures: Resilient Bulls See Cattle Close Higher, Wednesday
US - If the cattle bulls have been anything in recent months they have been resilient, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
04 August 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: Overall Pasture Condition Holds Through Midsummer
US - Summer pasture reports show conditions did not deteriorate over midsummer which is allowing farmers to keep cows, according to Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
14 July 2014
US Corn Prices Drop: Will Corn Creep Back into Feed Rations?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said corn prices could drop another 40 cents to 50 cents going into the fall and with lower grain prices, he questions when livestock producers will start adding corn back into...
11 July 2014
Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
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