Livestock

Cattlemen: Trump, Pence come see Oklahoma wildfire damage

· April 26, 2018

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating wildfires in the western part of the state. Cattle producers and rural communities in Western Oklahoma are reeling from wildfires that have engulfed over 320,000 acres […]

Nebraska ranchers win, prairie dogs lose after Governor veto

· April 26, 2018

An attempt to save prairie dogs across Nebraska has been shut down this week after Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed LB 449, which proposed repealing the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act. LB 449 was introduced by State Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha and was opposed by agriculture groups, sportsmen, and local officials. The bill was passed […]

Texas authorities search for thief who stole 125 sheep

· April 26, 2018

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is seeking information after approximately 125 head of sheep were stolen from a Crockett County ranch in West Texas. A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the recovery of the animals and arrest of the person or persons responsible for the […]

New Hereford program identifies premium replacement females

· April 24, 2018

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is taking the guesswork out of identifying premium replacement females with a new program called Maternal Advantage. This new female-focused program is designed to take advantage of hybrid vigor by capitalizing on Hereford genetics. It has been documented that Hereford genetics maximize the value of a herd by leveraging its […]

Wisconsin dairy puts down 9 calves after dog attack

· April 24, 2018

A Grant County, Wisconsin dairy was forced to put down nine Holstein calves after a dog attack last week on their farm.  On Thursday at 6:22 A.M., the Grant County Sheriff’s Office was called to a dairy farm on Milner Ln. in Little Grant Township to investigate a dog attack on the farm’s Holstein calves. […]

New York, South Dakota beef councils hold social meat retreat

· April 23, 2018

The New York and South Dakota beef councils recently teamed up to take 10 social influencers from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on a day-long “BEefTogether” Meat Retreat. The April 13 event was focused on beef processing and fabrication hosted at Hudson Table located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The day began with a trip […]

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