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27 August 2012
Success Lies in Planning, Tracking, Evaluating
US - While it seems simple, for many beef producers, the secret to success and profit lies in knowing the operation's objective and mapping out a plan to get there. ...
21 August 2012
Eight Cattle Die from Anthrax in Israel
ISRAEL - The Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed that eight cattle have died in Israel from anthrax. ...
20 August 2012
Producer Decision Time for Cattle Restocking
US - Texas ranchers considering restocking options should think profitability first and foremost before writing a check, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist....
14 August 2012
Suckler Cow Welfare Scheme Must be Maintained
IRELAND - Speaking at the National Livestock Show in Tullamore, Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President John Bryan said renewing the Suckler Cow Welfare Scheme in the forthcoming budget for 2013 and future years will be an acid test of Agriculture...
13 August 2012
Plea to Stop Declining Livestock Numbers
UK - The Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers recent called on the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, to help ‘stop the rot’ of declining livestock numbers, warning that the consequences of a diminishing meat processing sector will...
07 August 2012
Forage is Key to Calf Price Outlook
US - As of the end of July, USDA-NASS reported 57 per cent of the US pasture and range as poor or very poor (the two worst categories and essentially requiring significant supplemental feed or worse). At the same time last year, the massive Southern Plains...
06 August 2012
Factors Influencing Cow Fertility
AUSTRALIA - While the latest findings are only preliminary, the MLA-funded Cash Cow or Northern Australian Beef Fertility project has identified the significant factors impacting on the likelihood of a cow becoming pregnant four months after calving....
Maple Leaf Net Earnings Rise
CANADA - Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Foods adjusted operating earnings for the second quarter were C$71.9 million compared to C$77.5 million last year. ...
16 July 2012
Consider Early Weaning During Drought
US - Producers this summer in southern Wisconsin and other drought plagued areas may want to consider early weaning as a strategy for dealing with drought conditions. Beef calves can be successfully weaned starting at 60 days of age and there are several...
13 July 2012
Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - This report is a collection of weekly cattle price summaries from each Australian state by the Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)....
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