Cash cattle prices $3 to $4 lower means cattle feeding margins declined another $33 per head last week.
In spite of generally favorable living conditions, preweaned calves often suffer losses from BRD.
Feeder cattle that provide options or flexibility are far more appealing.
Feedyards only saw one active packer bidding on cattle in the south last week.
If good fences make good neighbors, then good thistle control makes an excellent neighbor according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
The Doris Day Foundation was an early animal welfare advocate, supporting initiatives such as rescuing dogs and cats as an alternative to purchasing them from pet stores.
An Alberta, Canada, rancher rescued a missing calf that had slipped into a badger hole in one his pastures.