Cow-Calf http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en Cattle show honors fallen cattlemen, reminds us to appreciate life http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-show-honors-fallen-cattlemen-reminds-us-appreciate-life <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent collegiate cattle show was more than just fluffy cattle and banners. The jackpot show held at South Dakota State University honored five fallen industry leaders and offered scholarships to area youth. </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/cattle-show-honors-fallen-cattlemen-reminds-us-appreciate-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-show-honors-fallen-cattlemen-reminds-us-appreciate-life#comments Seedstock Cow-Calf People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86921 at http://beefmagazine.com Consider real economics of advanced beef breeding systems http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/consider-real-economics-advanced-beef-breeding-systems <div class="field-byline"> Robert Fears for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef producers should consider costs and returns for estrus synchronization, artificial insemination and embryo transfer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/consider-real-economics-advanced-beef-breeding-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/consider-real-economics-advanced-beef-breeding-systems#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:53:00 +0000 86901 at http://beefmagazine.com When to intervene in delivery of the calf http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/when-intervene-delivery-calf <div class="field-byline"> By Michelle Arnold, University of Kentucky Extension ruminant veterinarian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Factors in calving beyond the control of a producer require the attention of a veterinarian. Here are a few key considerations when debating whether or not to call for help. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/when-intervene-delivery-calf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/when-intervene-delivery-calf#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:39:00 +0000 86741 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 tips for getting better sleep during calving season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-getting-better-sleep-during-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">When burning the midnight oil during calving season, use these five tips to ensure you’re getting sufficient sleep to function well.</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-getting-better-sleep-during-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-getting-better-sleep-during-calving-season#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86421 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA Cattle Inventory report shows restocking is underway http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-cattle-inventory-report-shows-restocking-underway <div class="field-deck"> Report shows beef cows up 2% in 2014, replacement heifers up 4% </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle producers are restocking their pastures at an aggressive clip, if USDA’s Cattle Inventory report is any indication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-cattle-inventory-report-shows-restocking-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-cattle-inventory-report-shows-restocking-underway#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:24:00 +0000 85811 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s ahead for 2015 on the cow-calf side? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side <div class="node-body blog-body">Generating a profit from finishing cattle in 2015 will be more difficult, thanks to the rapid increase in feeder-cattle prices during 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side#comments Cow-Calf Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:39:00 +0000 85781 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 tips for reducing mud during the spring thaw http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-reducing-mud-during-spring-thaw <div class="node-body blog-body">Spring weather is a welcome reprieve from the cold winter months, but the warmer temperatures also bring mud. Here are three tips for reducing mud during the spring thaw. </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/3-tips-reducing-mud-during-spring-thaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-reducing-mud-during-spring-thaw#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0000 85721 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways mineral supplementation is key to optimal performance in beef cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-mineral-supplementation-key-optimal-performance-beef-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Although mineral supplements are just a small part of the total diet of a beef animal, they are an important detail to get right when it comes to maximizing cattle performance. </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/3-ways-mineral-supplementation-key-optimal-performance-beef-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-mineral-supplementation-key-optimal-performance-beef-cattle#comments Cow-Calf BEEF Daily Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 85671 at http://beefmagazine.com Young beef producers might learn from grain farmers' pain http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/young-beef-producers-might-learn-grain-farmers-pain <div class="field-byline"> Mike Wilson for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most analysts agree the downturn in grain commodities will someday be followed by a downturn in beef prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/young-beef-producers-might-learn-grain-farmers-pain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/young-beef-producers-might-learn-grain-farmers-pain#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:01:00 +0000 85681 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef producers urged to prep for emergencies, animal deaths http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-urged-prep-emergencies-animal-deaths <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock emergency plans have potential to control losses of cattle in blizzard or high heat situations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-urged-prep-emergencies-animal-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/beef-producers-urged-prep-emergencies-animal-deaths#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:52:00 +0000 85421 at http://beefmagazine.com