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14 December 2012
Beef Week 2013 One of the Biggest
AUSTRALIA - Close to 260 beef cattle studs representing over 30 breeds are involved in the nation’s biggest on-farm open day event, the 2013 Stock & Land Beef Week in south-east Australia from January 30 to February 6....
12 December 2012
Semex Strives for Greater Immunity and Disease Resistance
CANADA - It is hoped that higher natural levels of disease resistance can be passed on to progeny following a new sire brand from Semex marketed as their new Immunity+ brand....
10 December 2012
Forage Testing Advised for Indiana Farmers
US - Cattle producers should know the nutrient contents of their feedstuffs so they can be prepared to help their herds weather the coming winter, a Purdue Extension beef specialist says....
07 December 2012
Farmers Warned Hay Quality Impacts on Breeding
US - Calf vigor and rebreeding potential all hinges on the quality of hay feed that a beef heifer receives through the winter, according to the Beef Extension at Missouri State University....
03 December 2012
Sources of E. coli: Not Always What They Seem
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have identified sources of Escherichia coli bacteria that could help restore the reputation of local livestock. Studies by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Mark Ibekwe suggest that in some...
14 November 2012
Beefmaster Breed Genetics Honed for Adaptability
MEXICO - Pedigree Beefmaster bulls will be showcased at the National Livestock Expo and Livestock Industry 2012. The event runs from November 9-18 and will shed on light on recent monitoring of stud bull DNA by the National Beefmaster Association to improve...
08 November 2012
Calf Clinic Report: Weed Crop, Beef Selection and Feral Hog Abatement
US- This year’s edition of the South Central Texas Cow Calf Clinic in Brenham featured a lot of optimism and interest in the outlook for beef cattle production in the months ahead — a stark contrast to 2011 when ranchers in Washington County and surrounding...
07 November 2012
Combatting Cattle Scab Spread From the Continent
UK - Thought to have entered the UK from livestock imported from Belgium in 2006, cattle scab is spreading from its South Western epicentre and has travelled as far north as Yorkshire, reports Michael Priestley, TheCattleSite editor. ...
31 August 2012
Emergency Grazing Extended to Assist those Impacted by Drought
US - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a two-month extension for emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve ProgramME (CRP) acres, freeing up forage and feed for ranchers as they look to recover from this challenging time....
27 August 2012
51 Cattle Deaths Attributed to Drought-Toxicity
US - ore than 50 cattle deaths due to forage made poisonous by drought or toxic weeds have been confirmed in Arkansas, said Tom Troxel, associate head-animal science for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. ...
24 August 2012
Aussie Angus Bull Fetches A$110,000
AUSTRALIA - Earlier this week, at the KO Angus sale at Kangaloon NSW Lot no 7 KO Aberdeen G31 (AI) achieved the Australian Angus record price of $ 110,000....
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