Date: Mar 30 2022About the brand & Feeder Calf Marketing & News Release & Post Weaning & Premium Potential
Certified Angus Beef regularly collects data on millions of fed cattle to discover how cattlemen can capture more value for high-quality carcasses beginning on the ranch. When black-hided cattle don’t earn the CAB stamp, it’s most often for missing the mark in marbling, HCW, REA and backfat.
Date: Jul 13 2021Cattle Feeding & Feeder Calf Marketing & News Release & Post Weaning
Not every ranch, pen or feedlot is alike or ideally suited to handle the same class of cattle. Here is a 12-point checklist of ways cattlemen can help themselves when selecting a feedyard.
Date: Jul 13 2021Feeder Calf Marketing & News Release & Post Weaning & Pre-conditioning
Backgrounding calves can open gates to new revenue paths, though not without risk. When more cattle are sent to the grazing fields or grow yards, there’s a shift in the seasonal pattern of the market and more opportunity to take advantage of better prices.
Date: Jul 06 2021Big Thinkers & Feeder Calf Marketing & Post Weaning & Pre-conditioning & Weaning
For the 70% or more of beef calves born last spring, more than the usual share veered from traditional roads to the feedyard come fall. Backgrounding those calves opened gates to several new revenue paths, though not without risk.
Date: Jul 01 2021Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Feeder Calf Marketing & Post Weaning & Premium Potential
Choosing a feedyard is a bit like selecting a life partner. Feedyards offer different marketing opportunities and strategies. A manager should be able to look at a customer’s pen and know, “I have a good market for those cattle. I can handle it.”
Date: Jun 15 2021AngusLink & Big Thinkers & Feeder Calf Marketing
He’s a sixth generation farmer and grew up on a cattle farm and apple orchard. She’s a past chemistry teacher but now works full-time on the farm with her husband. Together, they closely manage their bottom line.
Date: Jan 06 2021Feeder Calf Marketing & Grid Marketing & News Release & Premium Potential
Many cattlemen have an idea of how grid marketing works, but might still have some questions as they’re digging through carcass data. Paul Dykstra will present a free webinar, “Understanding grid marketing and carcass data,” on January 21, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CST.
Date: Nov 18 2020Black Ink & Feeder Calf Marketing & Retained Ownership
“Nobody likes to hear this in the middle of a trial, but it seems often true in life and business: the thing that feels so hard now, won’t always feel hard.” Miranda’s Black Ink® column for November touches on the idea of growth, and how it often feels better in hindsight.
Date: Oct 15 2020AngusLink & Big Thinkers & Feeder Calf Marketing & Health & Sustainability
“Change is inevitable, success is optional,” David Rutan says. That positive philosophy applied to everything from good morning to great cattle only begins to tell why Morgan Ranches earned the 2020 Certified Angus Beef Commercial Commitment to Excellence award.
Date: Sep 28 2020AngusLink & Breeding & Cattle Markets & Feeder Calf Marketing & Feeding Quality Forum & News Release & Sire Selection
“Value” in feeder calf marketing is a relative term. All calves have some and the trick is to capture your share, said Paul Dykstra. Success is rooted in your customers he said. Customer changes through the supply chain from feeder, to packer to consumer.