Category Archives: Herd Management

Wild Mustangs – A Legacy in 4K

All of this is well and good and even very “romantic.” If you wish to do (or support) things like this, please knock yourself out as long as you do it in a completely ethical manner (which means, as long … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Have A Stress-Free Weaning Day

By Amanda Radke in BEEF Daily Many ranchers are gearing up to wean calves. Here are 10 ways to make it a stress-free experience for both the livestock and the rancher. Even though we are busy in the field harvesting corn this … Continue reading

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Opinion: Bulls Should Be Masculine And Cows Should Be Feminine

I have to agree with Alan on this. In fact, just this past Friday and Saturday I attended a Stock Horse Clinic put on by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  The cattle used for the clinic were on loan … Continue reading

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Wyoming Wild Horse Roundups to Continue

It seems that push back from the Western States is becoming more and more common. That would be a good thing. Think secession. At least it is a step in the right direction.– jtl According to Gov. Matt Mead, “Wyoming … Continue reading

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INVISIBLE FENCES: AN INTERVIEW WITH DEAN ANDERSON

A bit lengthy but well worth the read. The technology is not yet fully cost effective when compared to the latest electric fencing technology. But compared to building a standard, barbed (or net) wire conventional fence, it is indeed less … Continue reading

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Cheaper Corn Prices Offer Options For Cow-Calf Producers

via Beef Producer Early 2014 provides different price dynamics for supplements. Cow-calf producers looking to add a protein supplement to rations may be choosing corn this year, says the Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, likely because corn prices are falling. … Continue reading

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Ranching In A World Of Technology

via The American Cattlman   Herd management – those two words are huge for cattle producers as they work to keep their business profitable. More than ever before, herd management has entered the field of technology with software programs designed … Continue reading

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