June 29, 2020

Plenty of beef for Independence Day

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock marketing specialist

In anticipation of July 4, estimated beef production for the week ending June 27 was 562.3 million … Read More

Preconditioned and weaned calves are worth more. That fact is borne out by data collected from calf sales over the years. Calf preconditioning found a boost nationwide after the 2013 release of data collected by Superior Livestock Auction reporting premiums for preconditioned calves of $6 per cwt over non-preconditioned … Read More

Large round bale storage is often outdoors and producers may not realize the nutrient loss that comes with weathering of large round hay bales stored outside, particularly in regions of the country with high rainfall. To minimize those losses, experts recommend ways to help producers who are unable to … Read More

Source: USDA ESMIS | June 26, 2020

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to instances $5 higher by the end of the week. Trade activity was moderate on good demand, especially on yearlings. The panhandle had welcomed … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

This week’s drought summary: Precipitation fell across much of the northern tier states and the eastern half of the CONUS this week. Much of the eastern United States has experienced increased dryness over the past 30-60 days and above … Read More

The Centers for Disease Control has released information regarding the unique challenges of remaining COVID-19 safe at a fair, show or other event involving people and animals.  Some animals have been reported to be infected with SARS-CoV-2 worldwide, including pet cats and dogs in the U.S. To date, there have been no … Read More

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation is proud to announce the selection of its 2020 Large Animal Veterinary Scholarship recipients. 

The TSCRF awarded two $5,000 scholarships to students nearing completion of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine. … Read More

You know your cows are healthy — but what about the financial side of your operation? Now more than ever, it’s imperative you know where you stand and where you could do better. On this episode, host Kristen Brown is joined by ag economist Stan Bevers.  … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Steve Martin, District 30 in South Texas, reports a horse missing from a property in Victoria County since June 22, 2020. The 12-year-old bay Quarter Horse- cross gelding has a white blaze on forehead, a white snip on nose and black spots … Read More

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Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | June 19, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Health has confirmed 20 cases of rabies for the year as June … Read More