Cattlemen’s College: Importance of Feed Efficiency

In an earlier post I introduced the idea of feed efficiency and the conversation on how we can collect these measurements. Now I want to step back and ask the questions Why is Feed Efficiency important? and Why are cattle less efficient? Raising cattle comes down to a business just like any other production method. … Continue reading Cattlemen’s College: Importance of Feed Efficiency

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Cattlemen’s College: Cattle Feed Efficiency

Last week while at the Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, Tennessee I had the opportunity to attend a series of classes designated to  inform and educate cattle producers and the associating community on the latest technologies in cattle production. The Cattlemen's College covered a variety of topics ranging from Nutrition, Reproduction, and Ag Business Management. … Continue reading Cattlemen’s College: Cattle Feed Efficiency

Cow Efficiency Topic of Cattlemen’s Meeting

Nothing beats a meal of good bbq and good conversation with older cattlemen from the area. The one place to find such a thing is at a County Cattlemen’s meeting. I have always enjoyed traveling to these meetings across Arkansas with my dad. Our family’s cattle auction gives him a pretty good excuse to visit … Continue reading Cow Efficiency Topic of Cattlemen’s Meeting