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  • 2005
  • January

Minimize Calving Difficulty by Knowing What to Look For

Anyone who's been through even one calving season has most likely dealt with calving difficulty.
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  • 2008
  • November

Make 'Em Gain to Maximize Profit

With value of gain approaching $100/cwt, average daily gain (ADG) of stocker calves on wheat pasture is a major concern this year. Gain is worth more than it has ever been, and producers should focus on making sure they manage for optimum ADG.
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  • 2009
  • February

Residual Feed Intake and Profitability

Most cattlemen have felt the impact of rising input costs over recent years. Although prices moderated or fell at the end of 2008, perhaps one of the most noticeable increases last year was feed prices.
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  • 1999
  • February

Get Bull Management Problems Under Control

We often think about the bull as the means of introducing new genetics into a beef herd. However, management of the bull (or lack of it) after purchase is often the "Achilles Heel" of cattle production. Failure to pay attention to important management practices affecting the bull often results in reduced calving rates, increased calf mortality, and loss of uniformity and marketability.
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  • 1995
  • October

The Eight Point Rule

This article was revised in 2007. The eight point rule is the primary harvest strategy of some managers trying to increase buck antler size. Managers using the eight point rule allow harvest of bucks...
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  • 2017
  • March

Integrity Beef Alliance: Using Best Management Practices to Improve Profit

The Integrity Beef Alliance is a value-added calf program that utilizes high-quality bull genetics coupled with best cow-calf management practices to produce a quality value-added commercial calf....
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  • 2015
  • October

Buying known bull genetics adds value

One of the most important management decisions for a cattle operation is what bull to buy.
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  • 2015
  • October

Common white-tailed deer misconceptions affect views

There is a plethora of misinformation about white-tailed deer biology and management.
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  • 2015
  • January

Artificial insemination increases profits

Estrus synchronization and timed artificial insemination are an economically viable alternative to owning a bull if the producer has multiple bulls.
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