Cow-Calf http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en 2014 Is A Year To Boost Calf Sale Weights http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights <div class="node-body blog-body"> High calf prices and relatively low feed prices make 2014 a year to seriously consider adding pounds and profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights#comments Cow-Calf Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Health Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77811 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Producers' Conundrum http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-conundrum <div class="field-byline"> Commentary by Walt Davis for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef producers' conundrum: Research doesn't solve problems.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-conundrum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-conundrum#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 77791 at http://beefmagazine.com Is Ranch Life A Form Of Child Abuse? This Farm Girl Responds. http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-life-form-child-abuse-farm-girl-responds <div class="node-body blog-body">While some might call ranch work a form of child abuse, others call it a blessing, an opportunity and a gift. Here is my response to one blogger’s comments that making your children work on the ranch is abusive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-life-form-child-abuse-farm-girl-responds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-life-form-child-abuse-farm-girl-responds#comments Cow-Calf Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 77691 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Alternatives For Replacement Beef Heifers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers <div class="node-body blog-body">A well-run, profitable ranch should be able to cull cows at any age and make a good profit from the cow’s lifetime production when you include her sale weight. Here are 3 alternatives to retaining replacement beef females. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Sectors Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:33:00 +0000 77631 at http://beefmagazine.com Crossbreds Beef Up Profits in Texas, Study Finds http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/crossbreds-beef-profits-texas-study-finds <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Data from a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service South Texas study shows Brahman and British crossbred cattle add significant value to breeding stock in South Texas and performed best in terms of sale price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/crossbreds-beef-profits-texas-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/crossbreds-beef-profits-texas-study-finds#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:54:00 +0000 77491 at http://beefmagazine.com 8 Biggest Roadblocks to Ranch Profitability http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/8-biggest-roadblocks-ranch-profitability <div class="field-byline"> Jim Elizondo for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are many barriers that prevent ranchers from making a buck. Here are eight common pitfalls and how to avoid them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/8-biggest-roadblocks-ranch-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/8-biggest-roadblocks-ranch-profitability#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:37:00 +0000 77101 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Tips For Minimizing Heat Stress In Cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-minimizing-heat-stress-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Hot summer temperatures can cause heat stress in cattle, which can reduce breeding efficiency, milk production, feed intake and weight gains. Here are five tips to minimize heat stress.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-minimizing-heat-stress-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-minimizing-heat-stress-cattle#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:03:00 +0000 77061 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Education Website Links Consumers To Meat Processors http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-education-website-links-consumers-meat-processors <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue Extension and the Indiana Beef Council have developed a website – <a href="http://www.knowyourbeef.org" title="www.knowyourbeef.org">www.knowyourbeef.org</a> – to help consumers store, select and cook meat safely.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-education-website-links-consumers-meat-processors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-education-website-links-consumers-meat-processors#comments Cow-Calf Beef Advocacy Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:32:00 +0000 77071 at http://beefmagazine.com Photo Tour: World's Largest Vertically Integrated Cattle Operation http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/photo-tour-worlds-largest-vertically-integrated-cattle-operation <div class="node-body gallery-body">An integrated beef cattle operation in Russia is aggressively expanding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/photo-tour-worlds-largest-vertically-integrated-cattle-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/photo-tour-worlds-largest-vertically-integrated-cattle-operation#comments Cow-Calf Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:31:00 +0000 76861 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Bob Sager, DM, stands in front of a Miratorg ranch unit near Bryansk, Russia.</p> 10 Beef Improvement Federation Tour Photos http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/10-beef-improvement-federation-tour-photos <div class="node-body gallery-body">Participants on the 2014 BIF tour saw technology at work in a commercial feedyard, at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and GeneSeek. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/10-beef-improvement-federation-tour-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/10-beef-improvement-federation-tour-photos#comments Cow-Calf Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:48:00 +0000 76621 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The Beef Improvement Federation has been working for 50 years to help cattle producers breed better cattle.</p>