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American Cattlemen May 2024

This Issue Brings You:

  • Control Burrowing Rodents
  • Beyond Pen and Paper: Herd Management with Software Solutions
  • User-Friendly Portable Corrals
  • New to Ranching? Here’s the Perfect Cattle Handling System for You.
  • Maintaining Control with Fly Populations
  • Expanding your Opportunities through the American Cattlemen Podcast

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Pre-weaned calf deworming study showed improved weight-gain, added value

Pre-weaned calf deworming study showed improved weight-gain, added value By John Lovett, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station A recent Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station study showed deworming calves about two months before weaning improved weight gain and added value for producers. Daniel Rivera, associate professor of animal science, said the […]

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NCBA Urges USDA to Reverse Decision to End Reporting of Critical Cattle Industry Data

NCBA Urges USDA to Reverse Decision to End Reporting of Critical Cattle Industry Data Article courtesy of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) criticized the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Services’ (USDA-NASS) decision to cancel the July Cattle Report and discontinue the County Estimates for Crops and Livestock, […]

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USCA’s Long Road to Truth in Labeling Secures Major Victory

USCA’s Long Road to Truth in Labeling Secures Major Victory Article courtesy of United States Cattlemen’s Association U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday the finalization of a rule that would solidify voluntary “Product of USA” labeling claims. The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) has worked tirelessly to clarify years of confusion […]

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Remove the guesswork from choosing the best fly control for cattle

Remove the guesswork from choosing the best fly control for cattle Use these tips to sift through fly control options for cattle on pasture. Article and photos courtesy of Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Arden Hills, Minn. [March 27, 2024] – Pesky horn flies can become prolific during the grazing season. However, there are control tactics […]

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Featured Story

Maximize Profitability with Wagyu

Beef Cattle producers are feeling more optimistic. With an El Nino winter forecasted, cattle producers are anticipating a reprieve from multi-year drought conditions. For consecutive years the beef cattle herd has been in decline due to environmental conditions. A March 2023 USDA report shows that since 2022, there has been a 4% decrease in beef cows, 6% decrease in replacement heifers, and 5% decrease in heifers expected to calve this year. According to another published USDA article, the latest cattle inventory peaked in 2019 at 94.8 million and has since plummeted 6% to 89.3 million this year. The rapid decline in beef cattle inventory over the past four years was driven by drought conditions; however Northern states experienced above average rainfall during the 2023 spring and summer months and in the coming months NOAA predicts a wetter-than-average winter in the southeastern United States, allowing calf producers in recovering areas to consider opportunities to rebuild their herd.

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