On July 7th, the American Angus Association unveiled a new genetic evaluation methodology that made big changes to its EPD system. As a result, seedstock and commercial producers have some readjusting to do as some bulls won, and some lost.
It’s been a crazy ride in the cattle markets up until now—crazy good for the most part. What’s the outlook for the second half of the year? Trending Headlines brings you the answer.
Sustainably producing such largesse is borne by a combination of things, of course: old and new, innovation built upon experience and attention to details in both genetics and management.
During a complete price cycle, the least profitable heifer replacement strategy may well be keeping a fixed number of replacement heifers each year — a very common practice.
The year-to-year variation in annual cost of replacement heifers is brought about by the cattle cycle and its resulting price cycle.
As you evaluate your operation, you need to ask yourself some probing questions. But be ready to provide honest answers.
A critical key to reproductive success in heifers is to have the vast majority cycling at the start of breeding season.
Spring is a special time of year for ranchers, for a lot of reasons. But perhaps the biggest is because spring is the season of hope.
The age of DNA marketing is upon us and its potential is huge. Only time will tell, however, if that potential can be fully realized, especially in the volatile world of the fed cattle market.
Across the world, flighty cattle produce fewer calves.