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THE complete dispersal of the Tarcoola beef herd drew a good crowd of keen onlookers and healthy bidding competition at last Thursday's Wodonga store cattle sale.

Veterinarian and farmer Woody Ray was once the largest Angus cattle producer in the state.

Some market reports show bred heifers selling for $2,700 and young pairs fetching $3,300. And these are commercial cattle! I remember when a whole Gooseneck load of them wouldn't bring that!

In the last part of this series we began a discussion on the various factors that influence costs.

Myron led Hooter from his office the way they'd arrived. At least it seemed the same way: through a number of doors, up and down stairs until he arrived back at the black limousine that would return him to Vernon.

An enthusiastic crowd gathered at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La., for the recent Advancing the Braford Breed 4 Sale.

The Beef Australia 2012 Landmark Stud Cattle female interbreed championships winner was bred by Aimee Bolton, Bolton Girls Red Angus Stud, Congupna, Victoria.

A big crowd was on hand September 27th in Lyles, Tennessee for Martin Farms' Open home at the Farm.

I got my start with other people's cull cows, just a bid or two over the hamburger market – which was not so dear back then.

The clean-clip boys and girls in their blue and gold FFA jackets make me so proud to be a former member.

The much-dreaded morning arrived and I was in a funk. Even though I'm prone to being that way, this day was especially depressing for it was the day of the last sale ever to be held at the Templeton Livestock Market.

CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.

Angus New Zealand president Joe Fouhy is wary of beef prices rising too high and escalating beyond the budget of everyday shoppers who might turn to meat alternatives.

MUSCLING IN: Linda Cafe, from the NSW Department of Primary Industries in Armidale, is involved in a study that is looking at selection for increased muscling in an angus herd, through specific genetic selection.

Though the inflated prices may be difficult on consumers, they're helping Texas cattle ranchers recover from a fierce drought.

Amarillo, TX - The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is investigating $50,000 worth of missing cattle.

It is the best of times in the beef cattle industry as producers across the United States are benefiting from historically high cattle prices. The bullish market was the driver of the record setting Town Creek Farm Brangus and Ultrablack Bull Sale and Commercial Brangus Bred Heifer Sale held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, close West Point, Miss.

If you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed: beef prices are up. Some grades are even at the highest levels ever recorded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And though the inflated prices may be difficult on consumers, they're helping Texas cattle ranchers recover from a fierce drought. On a sprawling ranch called 44 Farms in Cameron, Texas, about two hours' steer northwest of ...

Tight supplies and improving beef demand continue fueling record cattle and beef prices. Just when it seems there is little steam left, prices ratchet higher yet. Plus, barring some cataclysmic shock from outside the industry, there's little reason for prices to move lower in the short term.

Cattle producers, feed company's nutritionists regularly talk about protein and its importance in cattle nutrition. It's been talked about to the point that it is often taken for granted.

The positive nutritional benefits of beef in our diets are undeniable. So how do we keep producing a safe and satisfying product? We follow Beef Quality Assurance Guidelines. And a major component of the BQA program is managing stress.

Sarah O'Connell is a young farmer going places. read more

Nearly 150 members of the American Brahman Breeders Association gathered on August 14 - 16, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La., for the Annual Membership Convention, which was held in conjunction with the ABBA Summer Board Meetings.

Ranchers should be mindful of three important components of pasture health when considering restocking beef cattle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

It was a perfect day in Lake City, Florida, where the Southeast Brangus Breeders Association held their annual Showcase Sale on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Columbia Livestock Market. has all the latest cattle news including the up to the minute USDA Market Reports. Check it out. has news of interest to commercial cattle producers. If you are a serious cattle producer this is the place for you!