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.”
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.
Date: Jun 03 2021Cattle Feeding & News Release & Post Weaning & Research & Stockmanship
Stress of any kind affects performance and health, but also well-being and behavior, a special focus for CSU animal scientist Lily Edwards-Callaway. Her team’s literature review found shade benefits vary by location, structure type and the weather.
Date: Oct 16 2020Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Post Weaning
M&M Feeders now includes two yards, with Jamie Huyser tackling the daily tasks at Elm Creek and Daron helps manage operations at Lexington. Mel does everything from keeping up customer relations to driving the feedtruck, while Marvin handles commodity trading from his home in Idaho.
Date: Oct 15 2020Big Thinkers & Cattle Feeding & Post Weaning
It’s not the work of fancy technology, though spreadsheets of data and consultants lend their hand. It’s six generations of meticulous puzzle masters who focused on making better each piece of the bigger picture.
Date: Mar 02 2020Cattle Feeding & Cattle Markets & Grid Marketing & News Release & Premium Potential
Packers pay nearly $8 million per month in Certified Angus Beef® brand premiums, according to a recent survey. Those record high dollars come at a time when there’s been record quality through the system, too.
Date: Jan 30 2020Cattle Feeding & Feeding Quality Forum & News Release & Post Weaning & Research & Stockmanship & Sustainability
Undetectable diseases are hard to cure. That’s why the industry is working to find new ways of treating liver abscesses. Tylan is effective, but as antibiotic-resistance concerns and conversations continue, its future is not assured.