Date: Sep 29 2023Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Nutrition & Post Weaning & Targeting the Brand
Expert guidance from Dusty Abney at Cargill Animal Nutrition shares essential strategies for optimizing cattle nutrition during droughts, leading to healthier herds and increased profitability in challenging conditions.
Date: Sep 29 2023Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Nutrition & Post Weaning
Understanding what constitutes value takes an understanding of beef quality and yield thresholds that result in premiums and/or discounts. Generally, packers look for cattle that will garner a high quality grade and have excellent red meat yield, but realistically very few do both exceptionally well.
Date: Sep 25 2023Cattle Feeding & News Release & Post Weaning & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
While Magnum hasn’t always had pens filled with Angus-influenced cattle, they’ve invested in infrastructure, improved quality-based marketing and sought better genetics. Their dedication to detail and employee appreciation drive their success to high-quality beef production.
Date: Sep 18 2023Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Grid Marketing & Post Weaning & Premium Potential
Thirty-five thousand cattle may fill these pens, but it’s the Gabel family who set the tone for each day. Steve and Audrey persistently create a people-first culture, echoed by their son Case and daughter Christie, who work alongside them in the yard office. The Gabel’s drive to effectively hit the high-quality beef target earned Magnum Feedyard the CAB 2023 Feedyard Commitment to Excellence award.
Date: Oct 07 2022Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Post Weaning & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
For Hands, there’s no short answer to anything. Problems are approached with thoughtful consideration to every possible outcome. Solutions are executed with care. It’s more than a suggestion on how to treat everything from people to cattle to equipment, it’s simply the Triangle H way. They work to be the best in everything they do – a mindset that he’s passing on to his daughter.
Date: Oct 07 2022Cattle Feeding & News Release & Post Weaning
At Triangle H, problems are met with careful consideration of every possible outcome, solutions executed with care and evaluation. It’s simply how they deal with every challenge from people to cattle to equipment. Work to be the best in everything they do – a mindset Hands is passing on to his daughter. Their sharp focus on quality and thoughtful customer service earned Triangle H the 2022 Feedyard Commitment to Excellence Award from CAB.
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: 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 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.”