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Beef Cattle Tips–June

June 4, 2015

It is June!!! Beef Cattle Tips is a monthly newsletter designed to remind you of timely production practices that could benefit your operation.  In this month’s issue make sure your cattle are protected against Blackleg.  Summertime is when Blackleg issues are generally reported.  With the inexpensive cost of the vaccine and the high value of cattle, Blackleg vaccination is very cheap insurance.  Follow label directions.

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June 1, 2015

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Did you know that Arkansas is home to two of the largest Equine Events in Arkansas? Both events are held over Labor Day Weekend and bring in many from out of state. One event is the National Chuck Wagon Racing Championships held in Clinton. Approximately 4,000 horses and mules are on the grounds during the week long event. Also held on Labor Day Weekend is the nation’s largest open horse show. The Arkansas State Championship Show will have approximately 800 horses on the grounds and lasts 4 days.

 

 

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May 19, 2015

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The newly developing relations between the US and Cuba may open ag-trade opportunities including those for trading beef. See this link for a short summary of a recent Senate hearing on the topic:

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/21/agricultural-exports-cuba-triple-annually/26153997/

 

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May 12, 2015

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The size energizer needed to power an electric fence is dependent on several factors such as; the number of acres, the length of the fence, number of electrified wires, type of livestock, and severity of conditions.

As a general rule of thumb one output joule is needed for every 3 miles of wire. This rating is different from the manufacturer’s rating. Manufacturer’s ratings are often based on ideal conditions. The 3:1 rule is based upon observations collected from demonstration farms.

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May 4, 2015

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One serving of beef is 3 ounces and provides more than half of your required protein for the day.  It is also a source of all the necessary amino acids and research shows naturally nutrient-rich beef can be an important part of a heart-healthy diet.

 

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April 30, 2015

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Goat meat, also called chevon, is the most popular meat consumed around the world. Goat is growing in popularity in the U.S. not only because of the growing ethnic populations that historically consume goat meat, but also because of its lower saturated fat and low cholesterol profile.

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April 20, 2015

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Did you know that growth promoting technologies used in beef production increase growth rate by up to 30%, improve feed efficiency by up to 40%, and carcass weights by 10% increasing the food production per animal, reducing resources needed for food production, and reducing the environmental impact of beef production.

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