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Beyond average for quality, price

Beyond average for quality, price

Beyond average for quality, price Health and history help one feeder surpass standards   by Laura Nelson In the face of tough feeding margins and negative breakevens, cattlemen should still expect more from their feeders, says one of their own. “It’s pretty tough...
Crucible for quality

Crucible for quality

Crucible for qualityThe Taylors win CAB honors  by Steve Suther In this decade, Jimmy and Tracy Taylor’s data-driven herd south of Cheyenne, Okla., expanded to its practical capacity of 600 Angus cows on 12,000 acres in 38 pastures. Last year, 315 steers and heifers...
Pre-grass stocker health management pays

Pre-grass stocker health management pays

Pre-grass stocker health management pays  by Laura Nelson Cattle health matters at every segment, but it could be the single biggest profit determinant for the stocker phase.Mitch Blanding, senior veterinarian with Pfizer Animal Health, and rancher Mike Collinge...