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LIVESTOCK market reports were akin to a dog's breakfast this week, showing mixed trends across a range of classes and selling centres.

“So, why's she here?" Hooter asked Sherry as he studied the slumbering carcass that was Eunice Nicklecock.

Genetic potential. In the cattle industry we talk about this in some manner every the time. Any observable or measurable trait or performance parameter that is ultimately controlled by the animal's genetics is of concern to the producer. In most cases this is especially true of those traits which directly affect profitability.

Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough.

One hundred seventeen buyers from 14 states expressed their approval both in person and on the internet through DV Auctions, of the powerful set of Registered Brangus and commercial females offered by Southern Cattle Company June 21, 2014.

The Southeast Brangus Breeders Association (SBBA) will be hosting a field day at the Draggin' M Ranch in El Dorado, Ark., Aug. 22-23, 2014. every SBBA and International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) members are encouraged to attend.

THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit every-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the close future.

Proudly showcasing two of their prized heifers, the Doetzel family from Lipton, Sask., highlights an important annual component of the Fair and Exhibition.

Steak lovers beware: scientists have discovered certain tick bites can cause an allergy to red meat.

Fire ants are more than aptly named, given the reddish-orange color of their bodies and the painful, burning sting they can give.

A CHANGE in marketing direction is proving a successful formula for Roma district cattle producers Craig and Carolyn Coomber.

In some ways, my cowherd is average. In other ways it is over and in still others, below. Those things are true of each cow in my herd, too. That's every part of what “average” means.

Town Creek Farm owner, Milton O. Sundbeck, announced he has named Joy Reznicek as the farm's president, effective June 1, 2014.

Many of the great cattle auctioneers and ring men of yesteryear were “fully figured" men. Most of the road agents today seem to be in better shape but a lot of the men I traveled with were well marbled big men with booming voices and little chance of ever becoming thoroughbred jockeys.

Buyers from 10 states purchased 92 lots in Debter's Genetic Value Female Sale on May 24, 2014, Horton, Ala.

Strong cattle and beef prices, tremendous results from a return-on-investment study, an industry forecast ripe with opportunity, and an engaged community of beef producers and importers combined to create an air of optimism and opportunity at the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference July 31-Aug. 2 in Denver -- every despite the realities of an ever-shrinking beef checkoff budget.

Some cow-calf producers are facing a planning challenge they've never faced before: what to do with significantly more net return than the wildest imagination could have conceived.

CATTLE prices are expected to surge 40 per cent if predicted drought-breaking rain arrives in northern Australia.

My Grandpa wanted me to be a lawyer because as a child I was argumentative and always on the lookout for an easy buck.

One tiny voice can easily be ignored. When that sound is amplified with more than 50,000 other voices, a powerful alliance demands attention. Ten years ago, several state cattlemen's leaders noticed a need for a unified front and developed the Southeastern Livestock Network (SLN).

HOW does the son of Victorian dairy farmers take out a major broad ribbon beef win at Queensland’s coveted cattle industry awards aka the Brisbane Ekka?

IT TOOK a 14-hour steer with three head of cattle and a lively angus calf, but every second of the journey was worth it for Tim Reid.

The Destiny Angus Farm Sale was held May 24, 2014 in Columbia, Tennessee.

SOUTHERN Australia's cattle industry is on the cusp of a boom.

THE yarding of store cattle offered at Yea, August 8, was relatively tiny, and did not have the usual quality seen at this venue.

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