Stocker/Backgrounders http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en 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 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 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 Wheat-Pasture Calves Won’t Necessarily Fit In A Certain Weight Class http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/wheat-pasture-calves-won-t-necessarily-fit-certain-weight-class <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Winter wheat is improving in the Southern Plains, and the market for calves to graze on that wheat is heating up. That demands that wheat pasture operators look carefully at markets and value of gain for the different weight classes of cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/wheat-pasture-calves-won-t-necessarily-fit-certain-weight-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/wheat-pasture-calves-won-t-necessarily-fit-certain-weight-class#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Tips For Profit Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:51:00 +0000 67881 at http://beefmagazine.com New BVD Management Tool From Elanco Animal Health http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health <div class="node-body video-body">Elanco Animal Health's Viralign 6 BVD management tool: a modified live viral vaccine for BVD treatment in calves and fed cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health#comments Elanco Animal Health Stocker/Backgrounders Feedlots Vaccination Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:44:00 +0000 66582 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: What Do Stocker Pay-Weight Trends Portend? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-what-do-stocker-pay-weight-trends-portend <div class="node-body article-body">Do stocker pay-weight trends portend that we on the cusp of seeing some major shifts in buying behavior for feeder cattle? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-what-do-stocker-pay-weight-trends-portend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-what-do-stocker-pay-weight-trends-portend#comments Cattle Industry Structure Stocker/Backgrounders Business Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:31:00 +0000 65482 at http://beefmagazine.com Stockers Offer Tremendous Marketing Flexibility http://beefmagazine.com/blog/stockers-offer-tremendous-marketing-flexibility <div class="node-body blog-body">If ever there was a year for cow-calf producers to wean, precondition and background spring-born calves, this is the year to do it, because most folks’ cost of gain would be less than the value of gain.</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/stockers-offer-tremendous-marketing-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/stockers-offer-tremendous-marketing-flexibility#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Cattle Economics Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:18:00 +0000 65122 at http://beefmagazine.com