Cow-Calf http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en Are You Worried About The Predicted Polar Vortex Coming This Fall? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Long-range forecasters are predicting another polar vortex. Are cattlemen ready for an early return of winter? </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/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall#comments Cow-Calf Disaster & Drought Winter Weather BEEF Daily Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78531 at http://beefmagazine.com Are Wolves A Threat To Your Cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-wolves-threat-your-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">New Mexico ranchers are fighting for the right to protect their livestock from the threat of the Mexican Gray Wolf. Share this video explaining the situation, and let us know what you have done to ward off predators in your livestock operation.</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/are-wolves-threat-your-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-wolves-threat-your-cattle#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78281 at http://beefmagazine.com Where, When Will Beef Herd Expansion Occur? http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/where-when-will-beef-herd-expansion-occur <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Hurt, Purdue University professor of agricultural economics, for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue economist says environmental factors and previous economic factors will be key in determining which region will 'beef' up production first.</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/where-when-will-beef-herd-expansion-occur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/where-when-will-beef-herd-expansion-occur#comments Cow-Calf Beef Advocacy Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:37:00 +0000 78081 at http://beefmagazine.com 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