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Forum: Livestock

The business of cattle, hogs and the poultry markets.

  1. Time to buy cows?

    Was thinking a year from now might b a good time to buy bred cows butttt have a opportunity to rent grass at reasonable price. Cows have dropped...

    Started by green idiot1, 01-18-2015 02:00 PM
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  2. In-door confinement cow calf.

    Was going to start doing a little research on cow calf operations utilizing hoop style or tarp covered buildings. talked to a fella from council...

    Started by villageidiot, 02-26-2015 07:26 PM
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  3. 2015 Cattle Prices

    Some recent analysis from Univ. of Tenn. (01/14) Fed cattle traded $4 to $5 higher on a live basis compared to a week ago. Prices were mainly $170...

    Started by PotterB, 01-16-2015 11:22 AM
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    02-05-2015 01:26 PM Go to last post
  4. goats eating sheep wool

    Hello to all, I am new to this forum and just have one question right now. Me and my wife have 2baby doll sheep and 2 goats. I lost my thought and...

    Started by studders, 02-04-2015 08:11 PM
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    02-05-2015 08:31 AM Go to last post
  5. New tools for heifer selection, Neogen GeneSeek


    Started by WrightMark, 02-01-2015 08:43 AM
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  6. test for ..

    Heard some posters were buying wire and posts and getting in the cattle business... This is an IQ test. Only people who know little about cattle...

    Started by dennis1, 01-21-2015 08:09 AM
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    01-23-2015 09:10 AM Go to last post
  7. this is not good

    Farms can be held liable for pollution from manure: U.S. court . a never ending fight------------------dave WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S....

    Started by davidm479, 01-18-2015 11:45 AM
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    01-19-2015 02:05 PM Go to last post
  8. 2015 Beef Production

    U.S. beef production for 2015 is forecast to be higher thanks to increasing carcass weights. The January World Agricultural Supply and Demand...

    Started by PotterB, 01-16-2015 11:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-17-2015 02:35 PM Go to last post
  9. How to keep an expanding herd healthy

    Some advice from Richard Randle, Nebraska Extension Beef Veterinarian and Bethany Johnston, Nebraska Extension Educator: Their advice:

    Started by PotterB, 01-16-2015 11:31 AM
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  10. It is not the COOL law causing problems with Canada and Mexico, it is the PACKERS!

    Our USA passed COOL law has nothing to do with the prices foreign imports receive. The fact of the matter is that it is the lack of competition by...

    Started by MikeS, 01-11-2015 08:00 PM
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    01-13-2015 10:08 AM Go to last post
  11. Ultrasound live for Beef Tenderness after Harvest,

    this is quite an accomplishment. http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/30400510/Publications/USMARCBeefCarcassInstrumentGradingSystems.pdf

    Started by WrightMark, 12-31-2014 01:57 AM
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  12. Kentucky approves State Beef Check Off,

    local control of advertizing/promo dollars is important. other States with State Beef Check Offs: Texas, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee. ...

    Started by WrightMark, 12-29-2014 07:36 AM
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  13. grass fed philosophy

    Started by PotterB, 11-11-2014 11:43 AM
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    12-28-2014 11:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Bred Heifer Prices

    FYI - I have compiled Data for sales results for Bred Heifers. As more sale results start to come in I will compile more information. This Data will...

    Started by Kit.West-Heifer.PRO, 10-01-2014 07:26 PM
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    12-24-2014 10:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Save the planet - boycott beef???

    Should the beef industry continue to push its efficiency up and reduce its environmental impact? Should we all stop eating beef to save the planet?...

    Started by PotterB, 08-26-2014 04:56 PM
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    12-24-2014 07:40 PM Go to last post
  16. Hiring a Deputy Project Director and Meat Sector Lead in the DR

    IESC – the International Executive Service Corps – is a US based not-for-profit with a focus on supporting private enterprise in developing...

    Started by Kyndra, 12-03-2014 01:38 PM
    bovine, job, meat, usda
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    12-03-2014 01:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Composting community

    Manure can be a management struggle for producers, but a Nebraska dairy has utilized the cow byproduct to increase sustainability and interaction...

    Started by PotterB, 11-11-2014 12:27 PM
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    11-17-2014 07:30 AM Go to last post
  18. custom raising hiefers

    i have been approached by a local dairy to raise some heifers. we are looking at around 400lbs up to breeding age. the contract would be for a flat...

    Started by greengold, 08-05-2014 07:57 AM
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    11-06-2014 08:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Livestock shows

    Might be worth a read - especially if you have shown animals. (The article focuses on hogs but I think it applies elsewhere, too!)

    Started by PotterB, 08-28-2014 11:14 AM
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    10-25-2014 09:39 PM Go to last post
  20. Angus Association

    As the nation’s largest breed, the Angus Association influences every segment of the beef industry in every corner of America. What are your thoughts...

    Started by PotterB, 10-02-2014 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,589
    10-12-2014 11:05 AM Go to last post

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