By: Dr. Max Hawkins & Dave Pfenninger, Alltech

Each year, tens of thousands of young calves are received at feedlots and the challenges begin. Pre-receiving environment and management, health status, weather and feed quality can all influence on the calves’ start. Hospital pens are prepped, medical supplies ordered and pen riders are prepared to start working with calves that begin to have health issues and fall behind.

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Luke Schwieterman, President, Schwieterman Inc.

In the March Supply and De- mand report, USDA revised slightly their projected quarterly beef price and production estimates. Currently, USDA projects a 3.2% increase in production this year over last year for the 1st quarter , 4.4% increase in the 2nd quarter, 4.9% increase in the 3rd quarter and 1.8% increase in the 4th quarter.

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By: Miranda Reiman “Unforgettable,” croons Nat King Cole, “…that’s what you are. Unforgettable, though near or far.” The charming voice…

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