Animal ID

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    Nov 26, 2012
    Datasheet

    2013 Directory Of RFID Technology Suppliers

    For the 10th straight year, BEEF magazine is teaming up with KSU to deliver the industry’s most complete survey of firms offering RFID technology for cattle-industry application....More

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  • Nov 26, 2012
    blog

    Drought Economics – Part II 1

    Last month, I summarized my producer educational programs in past droughts. The key lesson I learned from those droughts was that the optimum drought strategy depends on where we are in the cattle cycle. What is an optimal drought strategy for one drought may be sub-optimal for the next drought....More
  • replacement angus heifers
    Nov 29, 2012
    blog

    Tips For Selecting Replacement Heifers For The Beef Herd 4

    Managing reproduction starts with selecting replacement heifers. For a long time, I thought that a combination of performance records and visual appraisal would allow me to tell the good heifers from the poor ones. I have now learned different....More
  • Nov 26, 2012
    blog

    States Lead The Way In ID Traceability

    Suspension of the state’s brucellosis testing program in August 2011 was the impetus behind the Texas Animal Disease Traceability program. Beginning Jan. 1, every sexually intact adult beef animal in Texas must carry an approved form of permanent ID in order to change hands....More
  • Certified Angus Beef choice steak
    Nov 26, 2012
    blog

    CAB, Nolan Ryan Prove Quality, Consistency Pay

    Quality and consistency pay, even in a soft economy. Just ask those involved in the industry’s most successful branded beef program, Certified Angus Beef® (CAB). The program, which began in 1978, reported record sales for a sixth consecutive fiscal year (FY) that ended Sept. 30....More

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