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Verified Value

January 28, 2020

Since 2004, the American Angus Association’s $Value indexes have been “the envy of the beef industry” according to Dan Moser, president of Angus Genetics, Inc.   As improvements in technology brought about changes in the cattle...

Protein for Pregnant Cows

January 28, 2020

Pregnant cows need different protein levels at different stages of gestation. Nutrient requirements in early gestation are similar to maintenance requirements, but as the fetus grows, the cow’s nutrient needs increase. A lactating cow needs...

BRISKET DISEASE: Research Continues

January 28, 2020

It goes by several names, but the outcome is the same in every instance: it’s fatal. Bovine congestive heart failure, bovine pulmonary hypertension (right heart failure) and brisket disease are one and the same. It’s...

Winter Cattle Journal 2020: Bootheel 7 Ranch

January 7, 2020

The Wasserburger family emigrated from Germany in the 1800s; they lived in Wisconsin for a while before coming to the German-Catholic community near Ardmore, South Dakota, near the state line north of Harrison and Crawford,...

Winter Cattle Journal 2020: Topp notch Herefords

January 7, 2020

It is said people buy from people.   At Topp Herefords in Grace City, N.D., the customer service and value-added programs that go along with their superior genetics make these purebred breeders rise above the pack....