Livestock News

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Building Beef Herd Requires Quality All Around

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rebuilding a beef cow herd to capture record-setting high prices is more than saving heifers to breed. Dave Patterson, University...
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Alternative Culling Method Increases Profits

By summer, cow-calf producers start thinking about weaning their spring calf crop and how best to manage and market older, unproductive and open cull ...
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Alternative culling method increases profits

By summer, cow-calf producers start thinking about weaning their spring calf crop and how best to manage and market older, unproductive and open cull ...
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PEDv Vaccine Gains Approval

Ames, Iowa based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conditional lice...
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Hog Prices Highest on Record

Hog prices in 2014 have been higher than any previous time. Ron Plain, an agricultural economist with University of Missouri Extension, says prices re...
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Tyson to Buy Hillshire for $8.55 Billion

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced it has submitted a unilaterally binding offer to acquire all outstanding shares of The Hillshire Brands ...
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Shade Helps Reduce Cattle Stress

Cattle will naturally seek shade when the temperature and humidity rise. In many parts of the U.S., shade is a necessity for grazing animals to mainta...
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Cattle Prices Moderating, Will Remain High

Cattle prices have started to moderate after reaching unexplained record highs in the first four months of the year, says Purdue Extension agricultura...
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Monitoring pastures assists sustainable management

“It’s hard to know where you are going if you don’t know where you’ve been.” This old saying has many applications and i...
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Hog Prices Highest on Record

Hog prices in 2014 have been higher than any previous time. Ron Plain, an agricultural economist with University of Missouri Extension, says prices re...