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Coping with wolves in Wisconsin: Part 1 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 14, 2016)

I am disappointed that nowhere your article “Coping with wolves in Wisconsin” do you mention non-lethal deterrence.

Hunting and killing predators has long been the only way we deal with...

Herd expansion update: Is 2015 beef cow liquidation up or down? Commented on: 34 weeks ago (December 31, 2015)

That's because nobody has made any comments, other than you, on this article. All approved comments are available for everyone to read.

Burt Rutherford

Why I disagree with Temple Grandin on reteaching predator instincts in cattle Commented on: 1 year ago (May 3, 2015)

Temple Grandin responds:

The article I wrote in BEEF magazine titled “Experts say ranching done right improves the environment and wildlife habitat” was a summary of presentations given...

When should you call the vet on a difficult calving? Commented on: 1 year ago (February 6, 2015)

BEEF veterinarian columnists Dr. Dave Sjeklocha and Dr. Mark Hilton respond:

If it were me, I would definitely reposition the feet, apply some OB chains or straps to the legs and assist the...

How To Prevent Foot Rot In Cattle Commented on: 1 year ago (September 25, 2014)

A reader in the Douglas, WY area called to pass along some tips that have worked well for them in managing foot rot. They provide salt that includes EDDI, an organic iodine, which helps prevent...

Tools & Programs Exist To Help New Ranchers Commented on: 1 year ago (September 22, 2014)

The main number for the Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs is 402-687-2100.

The phone number for the University of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is 308-367-4124 or 800-338-7847...

USDA Tracks Desired Cattle Traits in 2,000 Bull Project Commented on: 1 year ago (September 19, 2014)


Please send me the email address that you want us to unsubscribe and we'll take care of it.

Burt Rutherford

“Just Got Lucky” – Nevada Adventures & The Advent Of Feedlot Computers Commented on: 1 year ago (September 19, 2014)

The book can be ordered from the Eng Symposium registration form. Simply bypass the symposium registratin lines and click on the book order line, indicating how many you would like. Here's the...

Will You Be Ranching Like The Jetsons In 10 Years? Commented on: 2 years ago (August 21, 2014)


You are exactly right. But in my opinion that's not entirely a bad thing. There are some aspects of managing and operating a ranch (or any other type of catle operation) where...

Cattle Feeding Losses, Uncertainty Pound Cattle Prices Commented on: 2 years ago (May 11, 2014)

Unfortunately, there's no easy answer because the ingredients and therefore the cost of rations will vary based on regionally available feedstuffs and byproducts. A ration in the Southern Plains...

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