Agriculture Online - Cattle http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle Cattle news and updates. Find articles on cattle, herd management, handling, animal health, marketing, cattle equipment, pharmaceuticals, feed, technology, facilities, grazing and more. Get cattle updates for your farm or ranch from cattle experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Wednesday Apr 16 03:17:45 EDT 2014 Agriculture.com http://www.agriculture.com/images/ag-logo-150x30.gif http://www.agriculture.com 150 30 http://www.agriculture.com/rss 30 Slippery Slope http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/slippery-slope_277-ar42695 Woven tire tread mats provide added traction as livestock move about on slick surfaces. Tuesday Apr 08 15:13:27 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/slippery-slope_277-ar42695 Double-Duty Alfalfa http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/doubleduty-alfalfa_276-ar42694 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/doubleduty-alfalfa_276-ar42694 Alfalfa-sainfoin Option will Offer Bloat-Free Grazing http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/alfalfasainfoin-option-will-offer_279-ar42691 Performance Testing can begin in the U.S. in 2015 with Mountainview, the new Canadian sainfoin. Tuesday Apr 08 14:24:28 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/alfalfasainfoin-option-will-offer_279-ar42691 A Bare-Bones Beginning http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/a-barebones-beginning_279-ar42690 Natural processes and holistic management help young ranchers get started. Tuesday Apr 08 14:12:45 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/a-barebones-beginning_279-ar42690 Predict Grass Growth http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/predict-grass-growth_279-ar42689 Spring on the Northern Plains determines how much pastures will produce. Tuesday Apr 08 14:02:15 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/predict-grass-growth_279-ar42689 Ensure Breeding Success http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/ensure-breeding-success_280-ar42688 Evaluating fertility of herd sires helps put more calves on the ground. Tuesday Apr 08 12:19:09 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/ensure-breeding-success_280-ar42688 A Strategy for Culling Cows http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/a-strategy-f-culling-cows_280-ar42685 Individualized records allow strategic herd improvement. Tuesday Apr 08 11:43:34 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/a-strategy-f-culling-cows_280-ar42685 Cattlefax: Good News For Beef Market http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/cattlefax-good-news-f-beef-market_277-ar42644 Cattlefax market outlook specialists paint rosy picture for prices and adding cows. Friday Apr 04 15:05:17 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/cattlefax-good-news-f-beef-market_277-ar42644 Great Time to Own Cattle, but . . . http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/great-time-to-own-cattle-but_277-ar42487 Monday Mar 24 17:44:14 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/great-time-to-own-cattle-but_277-ar42487 Hands-On School Covers AI, Herd Management http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/hson-school-covers-ai-herd-magement_280-ar42481 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/hson-school-covers-ai-herd-magement_280-ar42481 Solar Systems for Watering Cattle http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/technology/solar-systems-f-watering-cattle_282-ar42480 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/technology/solar-systems-f-watering-cattle_282-ar42480 Use Strategy to Reduce a Herd http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/use-strategy-to-reduce-a-herd_277-ar42470 Friday Mar 21 17:03:39 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/use-strategy-to-reduce-a-herd_277-ar42470 Heat Detecting Critical to AI http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/heat-detecting-critical-to-ai_277-ar42469 Friday Mar 21 16:52:14 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/heat-detecting-critical-to-ai_277-ar42469 The industry needs more hamburger cattle http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/industry-needs-me-hamburger-cattle_276-ar42268 Tuesday Mar 11 17:23:22 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/industry-needs-me-hamburger-cattle_276-ar42268 How 100 Acres Built a Cattle Producer's Legacy http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/how-100-acres-built-a-cattle-producers_277-ar42263 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/how-100-acres-built-a-cattle-producers_277-ar42263 The Year of the Heifer http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/year-of-heifer_277-ar42258 Monday Mar 10 15:08:30 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/year-of-heifer_277-ar42258 Recycled feedlot nutrients help second crop http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/feed/recycled-feedlot-nutrients-help-second_281-ar42227 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/feed/recycled-feedlot-nutrients-help-second_281-ar42227 Starting from the ground up http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/starting-from-ground-up_277-ar41996 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/starting-from-ground-up_277-ar41996 Splitting the herd pays bills http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/splitting-herd-pays-bills_277-ar41574 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 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/splitting-herd-pays-bills_277-ar41574 Cute Cattle http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/cute-cattle_276-sl41282 A compilation of cute cows and calves (and heifers and bulls) from Farmers for the Future. Tuesday Jan 21 17:24:39 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/cute-cattle_276-sl41282 #Felfie http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/felfie_276-41255 Here's my #Felfie, pretending to squish Speckles the cow's head. Good times! Monday Jan 20 17:17:55 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/felfie_276-41255 BTO Colour Camera Nestbox http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/bto-colour-camera-nestbox_276-41209 BTO Colour Camera Nestbox Friday Jan 17 05:37:44 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/bto-colour-camera-nestbox_276-41209 Improve pregnancy rates with simple adjustments http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/improve-pregncy-rates-with-simple_280-ar40811 Tweaking general management of the beef herd can improve breeding-season success. Wednesday Jan 08 14:17:52 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/improve-pregncy-rates-with-simple_280-ar40811 4 Tips to Rejuvenate Pastures From Drought http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/4-tips-to-rejuvenate-pastures-from_279-ar40810 Last year's drought may have given you lemons, so turn it into an opportunity to spruce up your grazing lands. Wednesday Jan 08 14:06:33 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/grazing/4-tips-to-rejuvenate-pastures-from_279-ar40810 Work cattle with care http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/wk-cattle-with-care_280-ar40809 The way you handle cattle goes a long way toward making the work go smoothly. Wednesday Jan 08 13:50:24 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/health/wk-cattle-with-care_280-ar40809 Pricing replacement heifers http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/pricing-replacement-heifers_277-ar40804 Know your own production costs in 3 steps, then settle on a price. Wednesday Jan 08 12:48:22 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/pricing-replacement-heifers_277-ar40804 Hormones: Hashing out the facts http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/hmones-hashing-out-facts_277-ar36356 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln published an article answering the question that so many ask these days when it comes to beef: What about hormones? Tuesday Dec 17 17:20:43 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/hmones-hashing-out-facts_277-ar36356 Good disposition improves grading http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/good-disposition-improves-grading_277-ar36202 Selecting cattle for disposition helps ease handling and improves grading. Thursday Dec 12 15:23:36 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/beef/good-disposition-improves-grading_277-ar36202 Cattle money ball http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/cattle-money-ball_276-ar36201 Rather than not spend for anything, cattle producer says to spend wisely for high income. Thursday Dec 12 15:13:46 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/cattle-money-ball_276-ar36201 Minding the store http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/minding-ste_276-35729 My sister owns a dairy farm near Joplin, MO. Her dog is plug ugly, but apparently has an endearing trait. Not sure what that is though. Monday Nov 25 16:32:04 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/livestock-animals/minding-ste_276-35729