By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator Nominations are due October 1 for this November 23rd sale in Zanesville. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) is providing an opportunity for both the buyers and sellers of beef breeding cattle this fall. On Friday evening, November 23, the OCA will be hosting their sixth annual…Read More
Incorporating good stockmanship during sorting, loading and unloading can assist in reducing bruising. Photo courtesy of Troy Walz. By Rob Eirich, Nebraska Director of BQA and Nebraska Extension Beef Educator Transportation plays an important in cattle production. The majority of cattle in the United States have been transported with a stock trailer or semi cattle…Read More
By Jay Parsons and Jim Jansen, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Livestock producers have many of the same risk management insurance needs as crop producers. Price and market uncertainties pose a significant risk to cattle producers with a substantial amount of money invested in breeding livestock, land, and other infrastructure. Price protection through…Read More
By : Dr. Kenny Burdine, Livestock Marketing Specialist, University of Kentucky USDA’s January Cattle Inventory Report suggested that growth in the size of the US cow herd was slowing. July’s numbers generally pointed in a similar direction. Both beef cow numbers and total cattle and calves were up about 1% from July 2017, which…Read More
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