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29 July 2013
Breeding Regimes Vital For Sector Development
RUSSIA – Breeding regimes are fundamental to the progression of the livestock industry and advanced units cannot let up in the pursuit of bettering genetics....
10 July 2013
Avoid Losses By Adapting to New Fluke Cycles
UK - Farmers must understand that liver fluke cycles are changing if hefty production losses are to be avoided....
05 July 2013
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - This report is a collection of weekly cattle price summaries from each Australian territory by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)....
25 June 2013
Extension Boosting Kentucky Beef Industry One Farm At A Time
US - For several years, Mike Wilson has been a beef producer on the side. Spending evenings and weekends on his Anderson County farm and days at his job at the auto repair garage he owns, has kept Wilson very busy. But thanks to education through the...
Online Service Helps Farmers Promote Superior Breeding Stock
UK - A new online service has been launched to help farmers capitalise on the increasing demand for performance recorded breeding stock....
24 June 2013
GOT MILK? How Much Is Too Much?
GLOBAL - Some cows are producing too much milk and requiring too much energy to do so. Subsequently, profit margins are taking a hit, according to Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky....
20 June 2013
Wagyu Beef Keeps Eye On Expansion
AUSTRALIA - As demand for high quality beef continues to grow across Japan and Asia, the Wagyu beef industry is progressing to meet market opportunities....
18 June 2013
Limousine Bull Sale Makes £4242 on 20 Bull Average
UK - Trade at Carlisle Limousine bull sale brought in good values with 20 bulls averaging £4242, six weeks out from the Limousine Premier May sale. ...
05 June 2013
Wagyu Cattle Set For Productivity Surge
AUSTRALIA – Great leaps forward are expected for the Wagyu cattle industry with the arrival of genetic monitoring and sexed semen....
20 May 2013
Overcoming Breeding Challenges on Fescue Pastures
US - A large number of Kentucky beef producers have spring-calving cow herds that graze fescue pastures. ...
03 May 2013
Cows' Looks Alone Can Fool Beef Herd Owners
US - Better genetics can mean both high-quality beef and improved producer profits, although stock buyers should be advised not to judge cattle on appearance alone....
Red Angus Genomes Used in Polled Genetics Breakthrough
GLOBAL – A giant leap forward has been taken in polled genetics by introducing Red Angus genomes to cells taken from a Holstein Bull....
25 April 2013
Kaluga Region Living Up to Beef Potential
RUSSIA – Beef sector growth in the Kaluga region is gathering pace with the area’s breeding stock being boosted by 4,500 imported animals last year....
19 April 2013
Westpac Slammed Over Drought Comments
NEW ZEALAND – Federated Farmers has emphasised the deleterious effects of this year’s drought following claims from finance provide Westpac that the overall economy will not be effected....
08 April 2013
Bull Buyers Select for Profitability Traits
US - Beef cow-calf producers should prioritize the traits that are most important to profitability on their particular operation....
04 April 2013
What Is the Most Devastating Disease for US Cattle?
ANALYSIS - Bovine respiratory disease is the most common and costly disease among feedlot cattle in the US, accounting for $1 billion annually in economic losses from death, reduced feed efficiency, and treatment costs, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
03 April 2013
Climate and Crop Trends Provide Downer Cow 'Perfect Storm'
CANADA - Forage quality issues are leading to nutrient deficiencies in cattle on Canadian farms....
14 March 2013
Be Wary of Nutrition Levels and Downer Cows
CANADA – As the calving season approaches, farmers are being urged to monitor breeding herds being especially wary of Downer cows in the light of forage standards being different this year to typical winters....
11 February 2013
CattleFax: Liquidation Permeates All US Cattle Segments
ANALYSIS - US-based CattleFax analysts told attendees at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association conference that beef cow liquidation at the cow-calf level has permeated every segment of the US cattle and beef industry, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
08 February 2013
Herd Rebuild Offers Missouri Heifer Rebuild Opportunities
US - Missouri beef replacement heifers are wanted by out-of-state herd owners. That demand will grow, Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist, told area producers....
31 January 2013
Consider TB When Bull Buying
NORTHERN IRELAND - Farmers must safeguard against bovine tuberculosis (TB) spread when buying breeding bulls by scrutinising stock and its place of origin, the National Beef Association has urged. ...
15 January 2013
2013 Must Bring Schmallenberg Solution
UK - Every effort must be made to ensure a vaccine is available later this year to help combat the spread of deadly Schmallenberg virus (SBV), the NFU said today. (Tuesday 15 January.)...
14 January 2013
Investment in New Technology to Support Cattle Industry
CANADA - An Alberta company will boost the value and use of genomics in the cattle industry with new trait identification tools which are expected to optimise productivity by government ministers. ...
10 January 2013
School Opens Purebred/Crossbred Debate
US - Cattlemen searching for the latest information to better prepare themselves for future involvement in the beef industry are invited to participate in the 2013 Ohio Beef Cattle School. ...
08 January 2013
Feedlot Assessment Shows Kansas Cattle Are Handled Safely
US - A recent study by Kansas State University’s Beef Cattle Institute indicated that most Kansas feedlots are handling cattle in a low stress, humane manner and have protocols in place designed to ensure beef safety....
14 December 2012
Beef Week 2013 One of the Biggest
AUSTRALIA - Close to 260 beef cattle studs representing over 30 breeds are involved in the nation’s biggest on-farm open day event, the 2013 Stock & Land Beef Week in south-east Australia from January 30 to February 6....
12 December 2012
Semex Strives for Greater Immunity and Disease Resistance
CANADA - It is hoped that higher natural levels of disease resistance can be passed on to progeny following a new sire brand from Semex marketed as their new Immunity+ brand....
10 December 2012
Forage Testing Advised for Indiana Farmers
US - Cattle producers should know the nutrient contents of their feedstuffs so they can be prepared to help their herds weather the coming winter, a Purdue Extension beef specialist says....
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