Category: Beef

What a farmer wants you to know | CNN Eatocracy

This week I was blessed with an opportunity to write a story for CNN’s Eatocracy page – full of food stories from one wing to the other. I sincerely want to thank Kat for inviting my point of view and allowing me to share what needed to be said. There are many customers in America […]

What is Pink Slime And Is It Safe?

What is pink slime? My social media timelines have been filled with these stories since late last week, but honestly I have not had much time to respond. And honestly, I do not feel qualified to respond. However, thanks to the wonder of social networking, I have friends who have expressed their opinions. Last Wednesday, […]

Why do farmers and ranchers castrate cattle? | Ask a Farmer

Why do we castrate cattle? First thought that comes to mind, because I do not want my heifers bred to an inferior bull. Castration also comes to mind when I think of the neighbors’ traveling bulls. But in reality, it’s a management decision. Why would you castrate your dog? When I asked for a blog […]

Prevention of Calving Dystocia

Here it is calving season, and in Arkansas so far we have had pretty decent weather. 60s and 70s with sunshine in February is nothing to complain about; granted we do have severe thunderstorms in the forecast. On Monday, I described the challenge we face with calving dystocia during calving season and how fetal rotation […]

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