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Will You Be Ranching Like The Jetsons In 10 Years? Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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...

Merial Introduces LONGRANGE™ (eprinomectin) Commented on: 2 years ago (April 23, 2014)

According to Merial, Longrange does not have a label claim for lice.

Burt Rutherford

Will Crossing Two Clones From Prime, YG1 Carcasses Produce Similar Offspring? Commented on: 2 years ago (April 1, 2014)

Dr. Matt Cherni sent me a thoughtful email and, with his permission, I'm posting it here: BR

The system to produce clones of yg1 cattle is very interesting and exciting for science, but...

Leachman’s Industry Game Plan: Work Together To Move Forward Commented on: 2 years ago (March 31, 2014)

I've learned to never say never, but I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for the industry to produce Select catle that eat like Prime. It's not out of the realm of possibility, and there are...

Talking Technology With Non-Technical Consumers Commented on: 2 years ago (March 19, 2014)

Debbie Norton with Graphic Arts of Topeka is a friend I've known for a long time and now a co-worker through her involvement in BEEF Vet, a sister publication written for large animal...

Forget Chipotle’s Negativity; Culver’s Champions For Animal Ag Commented on: 2 years ago (March 18, 2014)

Culver's is primarily a regional chain concentrated in the upper MIdwest and Great Lakes regions, although there a few restaurants scattered in other states. There aren't any restaurants near me,...

College Student Takes BEEF Editor To Task Over Antibiotic Resistance Article Commented on: 2 years ago (March 12, 2014)

Schedule f--I apolgize for being late to the party. Been putting in a lot of windshield time the past three days and the highway patrol frowns on posting while driving.

I agree. The term "...

U.S. Beef Herd Is Mostly Black But Changing Slightly Commented on: 2 years ago (February 21, 2014)

I was surprised with the birthweight answer as well.So much so, in fact, that I wrote a commentary about it.


McDonald’s & Walmart Demand Sustainable Beef – What Does That Really Mean? Commented on: 2 years ago (January 17, 2014)

Good question, Charlie. However, I don't know the answer. All McDonald's has said publicly up to this point involves only beef.

Burt Rutherford

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