If you're looking for information on virtually any cow-calf management, stocker or animal ID question, BEEF magazine has a Web site for you. www.beef-mag.com is the official site of BEEF magazine. Here you can find an archive of our monthly magazine articles, and past issues of our electronic newsletters -- BEEF Cow-Calf Weekly, BEEF Stocker Trends and BEEF Quality Strategies.
www.beefcowcalf.com includes links to more than 2,000 fact sheets and research reports on cow-calf production and management topics. In addition, you'll find listings of the university animal science departments in the U.S. and Canada, breed associations and ranch-horse listings, and more.
www.idcattle.com is a Web site for cattle producers interested in the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) and its potential implications on their business. There's a glossary of ID terminology, and listings and details on manufacturers of all the various ID-system components -- tags, handheld readers, stationary readers, scale heads, software and data storage. There's also a library of links for more info. -- Joe Roybal