Cow-Calf http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en Marketing Cull Cows this Fall http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/marketing-cull-cows-fall <div class="field-byline"> By Andrew Griffith, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cull cows account for 15-20% of the gross income for most cow-calf operations. Andrew Griffith, University of Tennessee Extension, offers some tips for making the decision for when to market cull cows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/marketing-cull-cows-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/marketing-cull-cows-fall#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:20:00 +0000 80041 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA Tracks Desired Cattle Traits in 2,000 Bull Project http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/usda-tracks-desired-cattle-traits-2000-bull-project <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Research aims to help beef producers better evaluate desired traits for growth, calving ease.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/usda-tracks-desired-cattle-traits-2000-bull-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/usda-tracks-desired-cattle-traits-2000-bull-project#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:19:00 +0000 79931 at http://beefmagazine.com Weaning Beef Calves? Stop The Bawling! http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/weaning-beef-calves-stop-bawling <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reduce the stress on beef calves when weaning with these quick tips from Adele Harty, SDSU Extension cow-calf field specialist. </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/weaning-beef-calves-stop-bawling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/weaning-beef-calves-stop-bawling#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:43:00 +0000 79881 at http://beefmagazine.com Opinion: Bulls Should Be Masculine And Cows Should Be Feminine http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/opinion-bulls-should-be-masculine-and-cows-should-be-feminine <div class="field-byline"> Commentary by Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Over many years the beef industry has lost the vision of how bulls and cows should appear, according to the late Larry Leonhart of Shoshone Angus in Wyoming. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/opinion-bulls-should-be-masculine-and-cows-should-be-feminine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/opinion-bulls-should-be-masculine-and-cows-should-be-feminine#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:33:00 +0000 79731 at http://beefmagazine.com Are Your Sorting Skills Up To Snuff? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-your-sorting-skills-snuff <div class="node-body blog-body">Low-stress cattle handling can be achieved by understanding an animal’s flight zone, using pressure effectively, and remaining quiet and calm. Today’s blog explains the seven habits of highly effective stock handlers and offers a novel idea for sorting calves from cows.</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-your-sorting-skills-snuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-your-sorting-skills-snuff#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79651 at http://beefmagazine.com Dehorning Trial Suggests Tipping Is Best Compromise http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/dehorning-trial-suggests-tipping-best-compromise <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Kansas trial says horn banding didn't work, and full horn removal may be too painful. The study showed that horn tipping may be the best method. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/dehorning-trial-suggests-tipping-best-compromise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/dehorning-trial-suggests-tipping-best-compromise#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:30:00 +0000 79581 at http://beefmagazine.com NEW Poll Asks The Average Age Of Your Cows http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows <div class="node-body blog-body">This week’s poll at beefmagazine.com asks about the average age of your cow herd. Plus, we discuss culling decisions, expansion plans and the feeder calf market. </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/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79541 at http://beefmagazine.com Effective Heifer Development Means Thinking Early & Long Term http://beefmagazine.com/seedstock/effective-heifer-development-means-thinking-early-long-term <div class="node-body article-body">How beef heifers are developed and how quickly they breed go a long way in determining their lifelong productivity in the cowherd. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/seedstock/effective-heifer-development-means-thinking-early-long-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/seedstock/effective-heifer-development-means-thinking-early-long-term#comments Seedstock Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Tips For Profit Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:36:00 +0000 79301 at http://beefmagazine.com Proper Calf Management Adds Dollars To Beef Producers' Bottom Lines http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/proper-calf-management-adds-dollars-beef-producers-bottom-lines <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cost-effective management practices can add significant net cash farm income, Texas A&M specialist advises.</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/proper-calf-management-adds-dollars-beef-producers-bottom-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/proper-calf-management-adds-dollars-beef-producers-bottom-lines#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:10:00 +0000 79211 at http://beefmagazine.com Happy Labor Day! PLUS: Rancher Challenges & Beef Recipes http://beefmagazine.com/blog/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranchers have enjoyed high cattle prices all summer, and the good news is consumers are still buying beef despite the higher price tag at the grocery store. However, can cattlemen make a profit with the high input costs that go with beef production? Plus, here’s a round-up of beef recipes for your Labor Day celebrations. </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/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79151 at http://beefmagazine.com