Feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Why Is Death Loss Increasing In Heavier Beef Cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Lots of good cattlemen believe there’s a trend taking place – that there’s something we’re doing from either a management or genetic standpoint that is increasing the health risk and susceptibility of larger-weight feedlot animals. Is it true? BEEF discusses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Health My View From The Country Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 78511 at http://beefmagazine.com Finding Long-Term Links Between Weather, Beef Cattle Production http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/finding-long-term-links-between-weather-beef-cattle-production <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Decades of data kept by USDA scientists are providing valuable information about how seasonal weather patterns affect cattle production. </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/feedlots/finding-long-term-links-between-weather-beef-cattle-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/finding-long-term-links-between-weather-beef-cattle-production#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:58:00 +0000 78221 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Composition Of Feedyard Calf Placements http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-composition-feedyard-calf-placements <div class="node-body article-body">There’s been an important shift occurring among the nation’s feedyards over time. Most notably, the composition of placements has undergone some significant changes since 2000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-composition-feedyard-calf-placements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-composition-feedyard-calf-placements#comments Feedlots Industry At A Glance Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:42:00 +0000 77111 at http://beefmagazine.com Feeder Prices Continued To Surpass The Most Optimistic Expectation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/feeder-prices-continued-surpass-most-optimistic-expectation <div class="node-body blog-body">The very tight feeder calf supply resulting from the historically small beef cowherd underpins the bullish argument for the feeder cattle market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/cattle-economics">Cattle Economics</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/feeder-prices-continued-surpass-most-optimistic-expectation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/feeder-prices-continued-surpass-most-optimistic-expectation#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets Cattle Economics Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:19:00 +0000 76511 at http://beefmagazine.com Is There A Game Change Just Ahead For Ranchers? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/there-game-change-just-ahead-ranchers <div class="node-body blog-body">My calculated feedlot profits for March 2014-finished cattle are at or near record levels for finished cattle. Feedlots making money appear to be willing and able to bid aggressively for replacements.</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/there-game-change-just-ahead-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/there-game-change-just-ahead-ranchers#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 74191 at http://beefmagazine.com What Drives Value In a Feedyard Steer? http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/what-drives-value-feedyard-steer <div class="node-body article-body">There are several important factors that determine value in a feedyard steer, but feed efficiency is number one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/what-drives-value-feedyard-steer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/what-drives-value-feedyard-steer#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:26:00 +0000 73921 at http://beefmagazine.com Feedyard Biosecurity Plans Ready For Rollout http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout <div class="node-body article-body">Ever since the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease nearly decimated England’s animal agricultural industry, feedyard biosecurity in the U.S. has been an issue but conducted under the radar. A Department of Homeland Security project has elevated the issue to a new level.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout#comments Regulation Feedlots Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Disaster & Drought Sustainability Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:47:00 +0000 73501 at http://beefmagazine.com Fewer Cattle on Feed Will Keep Cattle Profitable, Beef Pricey http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/fewer-cattle-feed-will-keep-cattle-profitable-beef-pricey <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Friday's USDA Cattle on Feed report showed feedlots placed 15% more cattle in February than last year. That's a ways above the average trade guess of up 10%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/fewer-cattle-feed-will-keep-cattle-profitable-beef-pricey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/fewer-cattle-feed-will-keep-cattle-profitable-beef-pricey#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:53:00 +0000 72771 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Feedyard Marketings By Capacity http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-feedyard-marketings-capacity <div class="field-byline"> By Nevil Speer, Western Kentucky University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cattle feeding sector has faced many obstacles and challenges during the past several years, including tight supply, volatile feed prices and escalating capital requirements. Across all sorts of industries and businesses, size of operation carries certain economic advantages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-feedyard-marketings-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-feedyard-marketings-capacity#comments Cattle Industry Structure Feedlots Industry At A Glance Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:53:00 +0000 71981 at http://beefmagazine.com Smaller Cattle on Feed Inventory Says Beef Supplies Will Stay Tight http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/smaller-cattle-feed-inventory-says-beef-supplies-will-stay-tight <div class="field-byline"> John Otte for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Friday's USDA Cattle on Feed Report points to tighter supplies, but not as tight as traders generally expected in advance of the report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/smaller-cattle-feed-inventory-says-beef-supplies-will-stay-tight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/smaller-cattle-feed-inventory-says-beef-supplies-will-stay-tight#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:08:00 +0000 71571 at http://beefmagazine.com