The data included in sale catalogs can help sort through bull consignments; however, the selection process must be unique to each beef producer and their herd goals.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle on Thursday reversed Wednesday’s gains, weakened by fund liquidation and concerns about rising supplies, said traders.
The Kansas Legislature hopes to encourage large-scale poultry operations within the state.
Kansas is currently has 81.77% of land classified as D1 Moderate by the U.S. Drought Monitor. The recent dry-spell has led Governor Jeff Colyer to declare a drought designation to aid farmers and ranchers.
Late winter and early spring is the most challenging time of the year for the nutrition of the spring-calving beef cows.
Large red meat and poultry supplies suggests pressure on prices, which would likely influence herd numbers going forward.
Winter-feeding beef cattle on hay and pasture fields can minimize labor of hauling manure while still distributing crop nutrients.