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“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.

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.

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.

More than 1,500 beef cattle producers from across Texas and abroad gathered at Texas A&M University in College Station for the 60th Beef Cattle Short Course to learn more about cattle production and maximizing profits during times of record prices.

Summer is here and so is the heat. While animal owners are sure to give pets plenty of water and shade, it is just as important for ranchers to have enough water and shade for cattle and other grazing animals.

Landi K. McFarland of Ellston has been elected as a delegate to the 131th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo middle in Kansas City, Mo.

Brian Oswald of Osceola has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, Nov. 6, at the KCI Expo middle in Kansas City, Mo., reports Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of American Angus Association.

FARMINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jason Smith, R-8th District, took part in a brief but informative trip to the Kollmeyer/Graham family farm Monday afternoon as part of the freshman congressman's second annual Farm Tour of the 30 counties making up Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District.

He is an Indian Doctor; Indian as in the country, not as in Cherokee, Crow or Choctaw. Although he'd much prefer that you call him an “American Doctor” because he was born in this country and has never owed his allegiance to anywhere else on earth but the good old USA.

A big crowd influenced a very strong sale at Leongatha last Thursday.

Don E. Abernathy ofAltus has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, November 6 at the KCI Expo middle in Kansas City, Missouri, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

Cattlemen are constantly faced with a list of decisions they have to make. At this point most of them focus on how they will manage and care for their herd over the next few months – primarily winter.

After a full day of work at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds last month, Mark Goodrich went home to his ranch outside Glenwood City, Wis., to check on the cattle.

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.

Can genome-editing technology revive the idea of genetically modified livestock? Four years ago, Scott Fahrenkrug saw an ABC News segment about the dehorning of dairy cows, a painful procedure that makes the animals safer to handle. The shaky undercover video showed a black-and-white Holstein heifer moaning and bucking as a farmhand burned off its horns with a hot iron.

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.

Angus cattle grazed by organic farmer Will Meurer of Wholesome Living Farm roam on farmland in Winchester, Kentucky.

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).

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.

(Photo courtesy Canada Beef Inc.) The western Canadian feeder cattle market continues to trade in a volatile fashion. Similar-quality cattle varied by as much as $10 per hundredweight (cwt) in some cases, especially on calves below 600 pounds.

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