Briefing Room

  • Aug 26, 2009
    press release
    Beef

    American Red Angus magazine goes global

    The American Red Angus (ARA) magazine is now available globally in its entirety at RedAngus.org. This interactive format allows viewers to read the entire magazine online with page-flip technology. Unlike the printed version, however, new ......More
  • Aug 26, 2009
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    Beef

    EZid Announces Electronic Ear Tag for Cattle

    Side-reading, HDX tag provides excellent accuracy Greeley, Colorado - - August 21, 2009 - - EZid, a division of Avid Identification Systems, formally announces the U.S. release of their EZid HDX Electronic Ear Tag for cattle. The EZid ear tag ......More
  • Aug 25, 2009
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    Beef

    GUARDIAN® NOW PROVIDES INDUSTRY’S ONLY SIX-MONTH DOI FOR E. COLI

    New label claim means longer-lasting protection against scours Roseland, N.J., (Aug. 25, 2009) — Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces USDA approval of an important label extension for its Guardian scours prevention vaccine. The new label ......More
  • Aug 24, 2009
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    Young Angus Breeders Seize “The Golden Gate to Opportunity” at LEAD

    National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members from 34 states and Canada participated in the LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Angus Development) Conference, Aug. 6-9 in San Francisco, Calif. The 184 youth and advisors gained insight into the environmental and ......More
  • Aug 24, 2009
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    Gelbvieh Feeder Calves Top Video Market

    A set of Angus-Gelbvieh cross feeder steers topped the market at the Superior Livestock Video Royale XVII Sale held July 27-31 in Winnemucca, Nev. Broadcast live from the Winnemucca Convention Center, the video auction had producers from 27 states ......More
  • Aug 24, 2009
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    Beef

    I Am Angus Begins Airing on AgDay & U.S. Farm Report This Weekend

    A new documentary series about the beef industry will begin airing this weekend on television and satellite networks across the country. The announcement was made today by the American Angus Association®, the nation’s largest beef organization, ......More
  • Aug 13, 2009
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    Beef

    Exposing Nine Vaccine Myths

    NEW YORK (Aug. 11, 2009) — With so many cattle vaccines available—nearly 125 different vaccines are currently on the market—there is a considerable amount of information, and misinformation, out there. To help clear up some misconceptions, Vic Cortese, ......More
  • Aug 13, 2009
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    Beef

    Make Replacement Heifer Decisions with More Confidence

    Evaluate potential replacement heifers at weaning for more than 15 economically important traits Developing replacement heifers requires a significant investment. Recent estimates suggest the cost of developing a pregnant female from weaning to ......More
  • Aug 13, 2009
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    Beef

    Limousin Releases EPDs From Multibreed Evaluation

    Expected progeny differences (EPDs) from the fall 2009 international Limousin genetic evaluation now are available through various features of the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) Web site (www.nalf.org). Pedigree and performance records for ......More
  • Aug 10, 2009
    press release
    Beef

    Calf preconditioning boosts ranch reputation and improves industry

    “No matter where our cattle go, I want them to do well for people,” Vorel says. “I work hard and take a lot of pride in our cattle and I want to get as much value as I can out of them. But I also want them to be as healthy as possible and I think that’s ......More

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