Stocker/Backgrounders http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en Young Cattle Company | 2014 Stocker Award Winner Describe Their Successful Stocker Operation http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/young-cattle-company-2014-stocker-award-winner-describe-their-successful-stocke <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Rick and Jayne Young, Young Cattle Company have built a multifaceted <a href="http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/stockerbackgrounders">backgrounding and stocker business</a> in a part of the world where it was a novelty before 1995, when they moved here. The way they&rsquo;ve grown supply and increased operational value serves as a learning model for others. Learn more about the 2014 National Stocker Award winner in this video interview.</p> <p>The National Stocker Award is sponsored by Zoetis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/young-cattle-company-2014-stocker-award-winner-describe-their-successful-stocke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/young-cattle-company-2014-stocker-award-winner-describe-their-successful-stocke#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:25:00 +0000 80841 at http://beefmagazine.com Profit Prospects Look Great For Gain In Today’s Stocker Market http://beefmagazine.com/blog/profit-prospects-look-great-gain-today-s-stocker-market <div class="node-body blog-body">The potential value of gain depends on the overall feeder price level, along with the price spread (rollback) between the purchase price of the stockers and the selling price of the feeders.</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/profit-prospects-look-great-gain-today-s-stocker-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/profit-prospects-look-great-gain-today-s-stocker-market#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Economics Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 80561 at http://beefmagazine.com Stacking Technology In Stockers Adds Up To More Pounds http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stacking-technology-stockers-adds-more-pounds <div class="node-body article-body">Research shows that the additional weight gain in stockers from the use of implants and ionophores is independent and additive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stacking-technology-stockers-adds-more-pounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stacking-technology-stockers-adds-more-pounds#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80641 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Ryan Reuter, beef cattle researcher at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, says producers can and should maximize their economic return during their time of ownership. That includes feeding ionophores.</p> 2014 National Stocker Award Winner Builds Value From The Middle http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle <div class="node-body article-body">Building relationships on both sides of the trade are what drive Young Cattle Company’s expansion and success. Rick & Jayne Young are the 2014 BEEF Stocker Award Winner. The award is sponsored by Zoetis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle#comments Stocker/Backgrounders People Sectors Sustainability Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0000 80321 at http://beefmagazine.com New Stocker Index Prices Stocker Calves More Precisely http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely <div class="node-body article-body">The BeefBasis Stocker Index is new price discovery tool that offers buyers and sellers a more precise look at what calves are worth in their locale at any given time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Cattle Markets Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77801 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 Summer Stocker Cattle Returns http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/summer-stocker-cattle-returns <div class="field-byline"> By: Matthew A. Diersen, South Dakota State University Department of Economics professor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look back at past price relationships during May sheds some light on the gross margin of running stockers. This spring the gross margin and feed costs have again changed suggesting implications for several different prices. In May a stocker can be purchased in South Dakota and turned out on grass or fed to gain 200 lbs. over a 4.5 month period. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/summer-stocker-cattle-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/summer-stocker-cattle-returns#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Tips For Profit Tue, 27 May 2014 14:05:00 +0000 75441 at http://beefmagazine.com What Will The Future Of Preconditioning Look Like? http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/what-will-future-preconditioning-look <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Hamilton Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the future, preconditioning of calves will demand progress in the areas of health, accountability and transparency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/what-will-future-preconditioning-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/what-will-future-preconditioning-look#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Stocker/Backgrounders Vaccination Tips For Profit Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:34:00 +0000 71691 at http://beefmagazine.com Stocker Operators: Sharpen Your Pencils & Be Realistic http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stocker-operators-sharpen-your-pencils-be-realistic <div class="node-body video-body">Dale Blasi spoke during the 2014 Cattlemen's College at the Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, TN on the stocker outlook for the upcoming year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stocker-operators-sharpen-your-pencils-be-realistic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/stocker-operators-sharpen-your-pencils-be-realistic#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Business Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:18:00 +0000 70891 at http://beefmagazine.com A Nurse Cow Can Help Settle Stocker Calves http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/nurse-cow-can-help-settle-stocker-calves <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Todd Churchill doesn't like being Bud Williams to newly arrived stocker cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/nurse-cow-can-help-settle-stocker-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/nurse-cow-can-help-settle-stocker-calves#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Tips For Profit Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:43:00 +0000 68481 at http://beefmagazine.com