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If They Can Predict Football, Why Not The Cattle Business? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 14, 2013)

A Vega: Troy has provided a variety of commentary and analysis for BEEF Cow-Calf Weekly each week for the past 10 years. Most tend to be discussions on serious topics of interest to the industry,...

Capping An Eventful Nine Days, Merck Halts Zilmax™ Sales Commented on: 1 year ago (August 23, 2013)

FYI, this article and issue concerns beta agonists, not beta blockers.

Jamie Oliver Says McDonald’s Burgers Unfit For Human Consumption Commented on: 1 year ago (August 12, 2013)

Thanks for the note and the heads up, Charlie. "Coined" was the wrong refernce to use. We actually have reported on the origin of the "pink slime" characterization by the USDA microbiologist in...

Size Up Your Herd Performance With These Benchmarks Commented on: 1 year ago (August 8, 2013)

Harlan Hughes responds:
Pasture costs vary considerably from region to region. The Farm Management Associations in North Dakota used a pasture cost of $17. 43 per AUM for 2012 grass verses...

Will You Buy A Soldier A Steak? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 25, 2013)

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Carriage Drivers, Cattlemen Share Animal Welfare Concerns Commented on: 1 year ago (June 21, 2013)

Editor response: I wouldn't put much credence in New York standards, and it would be interesting to know how New York City set its threshold at 90 degrees. A city with a mayor who decries and...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Won’t Back Down To Animal Rights Extremists Commented on: 1 year ago (June 21, 2013)

Editor response: It's not a matter of not caring for "animal welfare folks," I think just about anyone working with animals in their livelihood believes in animal welfare. What they don't believe...

Early Weaning May Offer No Feed Savings Advantage Commented on: 1 year ago (April 19, 2013)

One of the big pluses of the cattle industry is its ability to utilize solar energy in the form of growing plants, better help manage the environment, and generate a tremendous food product from a...

PETA Terrorizes Teen Boy In Louisiana Commented on: 1 year ago (March 27, 2013)

According to what I've seen in other news and blog reports, those interested in raffle tickets, can go to The Cow Raffle on Facebook, or email: thecowraffle...

Lack of Demand Spark Stalls Cattle Prices Commented on: 1 year ago (March 10, 2013)

Many factors can influence beef prices, including supply/demand, weather, economic conditions, political trends, etc. While government doesn't set prices (though it has happened in the past),...

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