Cow-Calf http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en 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> Industry At A Glance: Changes In Beef Cow Inventory Vs. Changes In Calf Price http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/industry-glance-changes-beef-cow-inventory-vs-changes-calf-price <div class="node-body article-body">Will 2014 be a year of reversal in which cow-calf producers begin to rebuild their inventory? That’s an all-important question, and it’s seemingly been discussed more in recent weeks given the market’s strong counter-seasonal moves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/industry-glance-changes-beef-cow-inventory-vs-changes-calf-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/industry-glance-changes-beef-cow-inventory-vs-changes-calf-price#comments Cow-Calf Industry At A Glance Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:31:00 +0000 76521 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cow-calf producers haven&rsquo;t been behaving typically these days, as the cattle cycle has all but disappeared.&nbsp;</p> How Is A Herd Bull Like A Baseball Player? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-herd-bull-baseball-player <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are five resources to make sure your bull battery is ready to perform this breeding season.</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/how-herd-bull-baseball-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-herd-bull-baseball-player#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 73891 at http://beefmagazine.com Rethink Cow Culling Priorities http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/rethink-cow-culling-priorities <div class="field-byline"> Source: Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Management decisions relating to culling stock cows have increased dramatically in complexity under current market conditions, says Jim Krantz, a South Dakota State University cow/calf specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/rethink-cow-culling-priorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/rethink-cow-culling-priorities#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:06:00 +0000 75971 at http://beefmagazine.com Are You Leaving Money On The Table? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-leaving-money-table <div class="node-body blog-body">Implanted calves will provide an extra 15-30 lbs. in weaning weight. This will add up fast in today’s feeder-calf market. At $2/lb., this results in an extra $30-$60/head. </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/are-you-leaving-money-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-leaving-money-table#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 75671 at http://beefmagazine.com