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 25 2023Cow Herd & Maternal Function & News Release & Targeting the Brand
What started with six Angus heifers, has now grown into 400 Angus females, along with a 2,500 acre farming division. The multi-generation family business focus on improving the reputation on the ranch with high-quality cattle. From the ground up, Benoit Angus Ranch has earned the CAB 2023 Seedstock Commitment to Excellence Award.
Date: Sep 18 2023Big Thinkers & Cow Herd & On the ranch & Targeting the Brand
Benoit Angus Ranch, a seedstock operation that markets more than 150 bulls annually, is a multi-generation family business with sons Doug and Chad now heavily involved. Focused on serving the commercial cattleman, the Benoits built a reputation for high-quality cattle that perform on the ranch, in the feedyard and on the rail. With always-improving cattle to support that renown, and the will to back it up, Benoit Angus Ranch earned the CAB 2023 Seedstock Commitment to Excellence Award.
Date: Apr 26 2023CAB Insider & Targeting the Brand
As you’re contemplating the future impact of today’s genetic decisions, consider the marketability of both feeder calves and potential replacement heifer progeny. There are plenty of sires that excel in EPD rankings for a variety of maternal, production and carcass traits to advance the goals of the cow-calf and feedyard sectors.
Date: Aug 29 2022News Release & Targeting the Brand
Using the Targeting the Brand™ logo in sale catalogs helps commercial cattlemen and seedstock producers advance their herds and orient them toward more CAB qualifiers. To earn the logo, registered Angus cattle must have a minimum Marbling EPD of +0.65 and a +55 $G. This makes it easy to identify bulls with added carcass value, and potentially more dollars for your bottom line.
Date: Oct 04 2021Big Thinkers & Breeding & Forage Management & Sire Selection & Targeting the Brand
First-generation seedstock producers Kevin and Lydia Yon, along with their children, Drake, Sally, and Corbin, have been continuously improving their farm since they drove the first fence posts on what was a 100-acre abandoned peach orchard in 1996.
Date: Sep 22 2021Consumer Connection & Maternal Function & News Release & Targeting the Brand
Telling their story to the cattle curious was awkward at first for John and Gaye Pfeiffer. Now, they look forward to hosting hundreds of people every year, sharing everything about the beef cattle life cycle and why they choose Angus cattle on their central Oklahoma farm. Their dedication to teaching and connecting with those further down the supply chain earned them the 2021 CAB Ambassador Award.
Date: Sep 22 2021Cow Herd & Forage Management & News Release & Targeting the Brand
Establishing a world-class seedstock operation in the Southeast didn’t happen overnight, and the family humbly insists they’re no different than many others. Indeed, their vision, use of technologies, and dedication to deliberate improvement make them unique.
Date: Jul 06 2021Big Thinkers & Grid Marketing & Targeting the Brand
How cattle are fed matters, but much of their potential for grid success is already set before cattle even set hoof in the yard. Cow-calf producers are the designers of the raw material.
Date: Mar 15 2021Black Ink & EPDs & News Release & Sire Selection & Targeting the Brand
The subject of herd improvement is more nuanced than, “Buy better bulls.” Yet, that’s a pretty foundational place start. This Black Ink column explores the idea of buying better.