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: Oct 01 2021Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Post Weaning & Premium Potential
Much of the cattle feeding business is outside a manager’s control. But quality cattle caretaking, that Kendall Hopp can guarantee. He plans for the volatile, hopes for the best, and deals with the rest as it comes. The first thing on his list begins with treating people right because Hopp knows happy folks manage cattle more consistently, leading to healthy cattle that perform.
Date: Oct 01 2021Big Thinkers & Breeding & Cow Herd & Post Weaning & Retained Ownership & Sustainability
Ross Humphreys’ adept gait tells of many days in and out of the saddle checking his herd, fence lines, water tanks, and grass availability. Yet at 72, he can still drop down and roll under the barbed wire fence quicker than most men half his age. But Humphreys is not your typical cowboy. He’s a chemist, book publisher, family guy, conservationist, and rancher.
Date: Sep 22 2021Cow Herd & News Release & Post Weaning & Retained Ownership
Grit in every venture makes Ross Humphreys a successful businessman, and his unrattled spirit makes the best of challenges. However, it’s his relentless drive for raising high-quality beef that earned him the Certified Angus Beef 2021 Commercial Commitment to Excellence Award.
Date: Sep 22 2021Cattle Feeding & News Release & Post Weaning
Much of the cattle feeding business is outside of a manager’s control, but quality cattle caretaking is one thing Kendall Hopp can guarantee. Shaw Feedyard’s teamwork and values earned Shaw Feedyard the 2021 Feedyard Commitment to Excellence Award.
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 08 2021Big Thinkers & CAB Connection & Cattle Feeding
“Do we just sign up? Or get special ear tags?”
Those are questions we hear quite often from producers who want to raise cattle for the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand.