Agriculture Online - Livestock Livestock news and updates. Find articles on livestock, herd management, handling, animal health, marketing, equipment, pharmaceuticals, feed, technology, facilities, grazing and more. Get livestock updates for your farm and more from livestock experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Sunday Apr 20 02:01:57 EDT 2014 150 30 30 PEDv Timeline: The Hog Industry's Toughest Battle Hit by an epidemic that killed millions of hogs in the U.S., PEDv turned the hog industry on end. Take a look back at the battle against PEDv. Friday Apr 18 12:46:21 EDT 2014 Slippery Slope Woven tire tread mats provide added traction as livestock move about on slick surfaces. Tuesday Apr 08 15:13:27 EDT 2014 Double-Duty Alfalfa Taking out a declining alfalfa stand might make sense from a production standpoint, but not from a logistical or economic one. it might be time to consider an alternative. Tuesday Apr 08 15:06:51 EDT 2014 Alfalfa-sainfoin Option will Offer Bloat-Free Grazing Performance Testing can begin in the U.S. in 2015 with Mountainview, the new Canadian sainfoin. Tuesday Apr 08 14:24:28 EDT 2014 A Bare-Bones Beginning Natural processes and holistic management help young ranchers get started. Tuesday Apr 08 14:12:45 EDT 2014 Predict Grass Growth Spring on the Northern Plains determines how much pastures will produce. Tuesday Apr 08 14:02:15 EDT 2014 Ensure Breeding Success Evaluating fertility of herd sires helps put more calves on the ground. Tuesday Apr 08 12:19:09 EDT 2014 A Strategy for Culling Cows Individualized records allow strategic herd improvement. Tuesday Apr 08 11:43:34 EDT 2014 Stepping Up Biosecurity on PEDV The PEDV virus continues to be a task of vigilance and sacrifice. Tuesday Apr 08 10:26:08 EDT 2014 2014 Club Lambs Some of our lambs for 2014. Saturday Apr 05 05:48:56 EDT 2014 Club Lambs, Goats & Hog Sale - April 27 2014 Saturday Apr 05 05:45:04 EDT 2014 Cattlefax: Good News For Beef Market Cattlefax market outlook specialists paint rosy picture for prices and adding cows. Friday Apr 04 15:05:17 EDT 2014 Great Time to Own Cattle, but . . . Monday Mar 24 17:44:14 EDT 2014 Optimistic Outlook Despite PEDv Monday Mar 24 17:05:36 EDT 2014 Hands-On School Covers AI, Herd Management Beef producers can learn practical skills and herd-management at short courses offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Monday Mar 24 13:49:58 EDT 2014 Solar Systems for Watering Cattle Drawing power from the sun makes water available in distant pastures. Watering beef cows on remote pastures is easier for Jason Zahn since he replaced aging windmills with solar pumping systems 10 years ago. Monday Mar 24 13:41:57 EDT 2014 Use Strategy to Reduce a Herd Friday Mar 21 17:03:39 EDT 2014 Heat Detecting Critical to AI Friday Mar 21 16:52:14 EDT 2014 The industry needs more hamburger cattle Tuesday Mar 11 17:23:22 EDT 2014 How 100 Acres Built a Cattle Producer's Legacy Arkansas land passed down two generations gives an Indiana native his chance to produce livestock full time. Tuesday Mar 11 13:02:44 EDT 2014 The Year of the Heifer Monday Mar 10 15:08:30 EDT 2014 Recycled feedlot nutrients help second crop Rye silage is more than just another feed option for thousands of beef cattle in northwest Iowa feedlots. The silage also solves issues of utilizing surplus nitrogen, preventing erosion and runoff, and effectively utilizing nutrients and land. Friday Mar 07 16:28:50 EST 2014 Starting from the ground up Looking to start a beef cattle herd with little to no prior knowledge, one woman asks if it's possible to succeed. Wednesday Feb 19 16:58:03 EST 2014 Splitting the herd pays bills Many beef producers see weaning and calving once a year as trouble enough, but for third-generation rancher Dick Coon, twice for each works just fine. Monday Feb 03 12:20:46 EST 2014 Eggs Reduce Environmental Footprint Due to increased feed efficiency, advancements in hen housing, and improved manure management, the U.S. poultry industry has increased egg production the past 50 years while considerably reducing its environmental footprint according to a new study in Poul Tuesday Jan 28 15:26:17 EST 2014 Cute Cattle A compilation of cute cows and calves (and heifers and bulls) from Farmers for the Future. Tuesday Jan 21 17:24:39 EST 2014 #Felfie Here's my #Felfie, pretending to squish Speckles the cow's head. Good times! Monday Jan 20 17:17:55 EST 2014 BTO Colour Camera Nestbox BTO Colour Camera Nestbox Friday Jan 17 05:37:44 EST 2014 What to Feed Goats Friday Jan 17 01:35:16 EST 2014 9 tips to block PEDv Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is back in full swing. Reports show that as of December 1, 2013, there were 1,512 cases of PEDv in 20 states. Wednesday Jan 15 11:02:16 EST 2014