Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Animal Science Professor Emeritus
Most of the “Value-Added” calf sales require that the calves are weaned at least 45 days prior to sale date.
Some cow calf producers may wonder why the post-weaning period needs… Continue reading
Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Cash prices for most classes of feeder cattle pushed higher last week in Oklahoma and other markets. Both calf and feeder prices advanced counter-seasonally with feeder prices reaching new record… Continue reading
SALEM, Mo. – Rebuilding the U.S. cow herd numbers takes more than keeping female offspring to breed.
Managing beef heifers is as important as using improved genetics in developing replacements, says David Patterson, University of Missouri.
As farmers save heifers… Continue reading
Did you know … In conjunction with the annual IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, Calif., the beef checkoff conducted activities for influential fitness professionals who reach older millennial parents and have strong potential to be beef advocates. In August,… Continue reading
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Now is a good time to look at the bull pen, even though it probably is empty. In
fact, one would have to wonder why if there is a bull in the pen.
For many,… Continue reading
By: John George, Agricultural Engineering Associates
Reader Question: “I am planning some new feedlot pens. Should I design for mounds in the pens or for a constant drainage, grade from the front to the back of the pen?”
John George’s… Continue reading