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Trichomoniasis Management Helps Increase Calving Rates
Reports by producers of a high incidence of abortions and low pregnancy rates in beef cattle herds in Chihuahua led researchers at Autonomous University of Chihuahua in Mexico to uncover the root cause of the problem, writes Ivan Leyva-Baca, DVM, PhD,...
13 Indicators of Profit: Taking Business Applications to the Farm
Texans are embracing key performance indicators (KPIs) to drive profit on their cattle operation - 13 is lucky for some. ...
EU Beef Market Outlook: Production Will Rise in 2015
More cattle is the springboard for a lift in European beef production this year with France leading the way, say industry experts. ...
European Beef Herd Increasing With Export Potential
New buyers are emerging for European beef and a larger herd is now in place to service that need. ...
Controlling Foot and Mouth Disease in the Balkans
Veterinary services are being beefed up to minimise the risk of foot and mouth disease in the Balkans. ...
Certified Angus Cattle Are Getting Heavier
Angus producers have a new specification to consider along with established rib eye and yield grade requirements....
Behind the Best Scottish Beef Farm of 2014
By focusing on the commercial side of the business and producing top notch cattle, a Scottish family farm has achieved national honours....
Beef Markets: Where Are They Headed in 2015?
Beef prices will be supported by tight supplies in 2015, says a levy board analyst....
Cow Age: When Is She Too Old?
Sky high cattle prices are prompting ranchers to keep cows that may have one more calf in them, but how can you tell is she is good for another year?...
Fast Facts on Australian Beef: 2013
Vital statistics from the world's third biggest beef exporter have been crunched by analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia for the year 2013. ...
Relax and Enjoy These High Prices
Nothing is going to cause cattle prices to collapse in the near future, so relax, enjoy and maximise returns, Kentucky producers are being told. ...
How Will Cattle Prices Affect Steak, Burger Prices?
High cattle prices are common knowledge but the effect of record livestock values on the retail end is a bit more of a secret....
How Quickly Will Herd Rebuilding Be in US?
Government data clearly shows that herd rebuilding will be a long and slow process, says an Oklahoma State University extension expert....
When Dairy Cows Become Beef Cows
Across the globe, spent milk cows make up an important proportion of beef supply and it is in producer interests to maximise cull value. ...
Have Cattle Prices and Lost Grazing Acres Altered Cow Culling Priorities?
Management decisions relating to culling stock cows have increased dramatically in complexity under current market conditions, writes cow/calf specialist Jim Krantz. ...
 
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