The American consumer has demonstrated to us that the safety and quality
of the food which they eat is one of their top priorities. As beef producers,
it is our responsibility to insure that every animal which leaves our
operations has been managed and treated correctly. This will insure
that when the animal leaves the farm to go to the next link in the beef
production chain it will be a fault free product to put the finishing
touches on. If everyone does this, we are taking a huge step towards
securing an even brighter future for our industry.
One of the primary goals of Tennessee's
BQA program is to bring our BQA efforts to the same level of many
other states' BQA programs. Why should we care about other states? It's
pretty simple. The states that buy higher quality, source verified,
Tennessee feeder cattle with a sound health program will be assured
that these calves are ready to go. Many of the alliances and branded
beef product lines are also demanding these calves. In short, the most
progressive beef programs in the country are demanding high quality,
properly managed cattle with sound vaccination program. Cattle that
are source verified and their producers are BQA Certified will attract
buyers because they help insure a higher quality final product...BEEF.
PRODUCERS BENEFIT FROM SMART TECHNOLOGY
Today's cattle producers have a variety of technological applications available on their smartphones, which are about the size of the little notebooks their predecessors once carried in their shirt pockets for record keeping. IBBA MEMBERS ENJOY SUCCESSFUL CONVENTION
The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) welcomed members and show exhibitors to its annual convention in Houston March 4-8, 2014, in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. EVALUATE MARKETING STRATEGIES IN CURRENT MARKETS
In Part 1 of this series we started by pointing out the obvious, that the beef cattle markets have been exceptional and that profits to the cattleman have been unprecedented. IT'S THE PITTS -- FEAR OF FEATHERS
I've made a career of making fun of chickens and the people who raise them. YON FAMILY FARMS HOSTS 24TH ANNUAL SALE
The 24th Annual Yon Family Farms Sale was held at the farm in Ridge Spring, SC on February 15, 2014. HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GRASPING THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE
When you spend most all day, every day, wrapped up in the cattle business or some other sector of agriculture, it's too easy to believe the rest of the world sees things from an identifiable viewpoint. WINTER IS BEST TIME TO TRAP WILD HOGS
Wild hogs continue to be a plague throughout Mississippi, occupying about half of the state's land area. IT'S THE PITTS -- HERE'S LOOKIN' AT YA'
When it comes to attitude the eyes have it. THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- A FOREIGNER IN HIS HOMELAND
You could always tell the rare occasion when Peetie Womack had spent a might too long at the punch bowl: sooner or later, he'd get around to most everyone, rub them on the noggin, his eyes sparkling. TAKE MANAGEMENT STEPS TO BENEFIT FROM CURRENT PRICES
While it is unlikely that any cattle producer has not recognized that the beef cattle industry is enjoying exceptional cattle prices, I'll point out something that should be obvious if you've sold any cattle over the last several months: The cattle markets are pretty unbelievable¸ having reached unprecedented high points. BBU ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) welcomes Bill Pendergrass to the team as the new Executive Vice President. With an interest and genuine care for cattlemen and the beef industry, Pendergrass expresses that his life's work is advocating for ranchers, helping the purebred sector embrace the future and actively establishing the importance of the Beefmaster breed for the benefit of its breeders and the beef industry in general. LANDOWNERS NEED LIABILITY KNOWLEDGE
Landowners and farmers need to educate themselves about liability issues related to people on their land, regardless of insurance, signs or fees. GOALS ESTABLISH BULL BUYING CRITERIA
Selecting herd bulls is not an easy task. Identifying production goals is often the first step in identifying potential herd bulls. INTERNATIONAL BRANGUS BREEDERS ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) recently elected four new directors to serve a three-year term on the IBBA Board of Directors. GRASSLANDS ARE HEALTHIEST WHEN THEY ARE GRAZED
Grasslands are healthiest when grazed. The periodic mowing stimulates new growth, and manure/urine from the grazing animals (and trampling of grass to provide litter) adds the necessary nutrients to the soil to make the grassland more productive.
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Feds seize cattle from a Nevada ranch
by djinwa (Posted Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:36:06 GMT) Commercialfarmer wrote:hurleyjd wrote:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/15/richard-mack-_n_5154606.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
This guy is a piece of shyt. Stupid to use the women as human shields.
For those that like a more rounded view of the incident, not just a slanted view that supports your warm and fuzzy side for federal over reach.
If you read the article, you will see that this guy was late to the party and speculating about the event, but that just wouldn't make for as good of story would it? Something tells me hurley that huffington won't print the guys retraction of his remarks....
Right, any anti-government talk is required to be completely accurate, just like all the information we are fed by the government. Politicians and bureaucrats would never lie.
And of course, there is no federal over reach. Not sure why they tell us we are 17 trillion dollars in debt, and printing money like mad to pay for it.
Yep, the BLM and the rest of government is shrinking and withering away. Now I've got to leave and try to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, if I have any money left after paying taxes, and paying extra at the store, since all the money printing has jacked up the cost of living.
Praise government, our new national religion!!!!
Get off my foot!!! Best/worst experience??
by djinwa (Posted Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:08:20 GMT) Yes, the tame ones are the problem. You get careless around them. I now keep my toes pointed away after a milk cow stepped on my foot and ripped my big toenail off. Granted it was a bit deformed already from being ripped off playing basketball years ago. For those who enjoy blood (toenail to the right):
by branguscowgirl (Posted Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:03:01 GMT) I have an Embryologist right down the street from me. There are some vets with special training, however It can be quite costly if they are not experienced. Cost will depend on what embryos you purchase. Plus your vet costs are likely different in your area from mine. So best to call people in your area.
Finally got a lease
by js1234 (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:46:01 GMT) Hook wrote:Buying into this game right now is crazy. Do you have any heifers of your own you can put on there and grow them? Relative to calf prices and supplies moving forward, I don't think bred cow prices are crazy at all. I see the most value with the most frequency in bred stock right now of the 3 segments I'm involved in.
by branguscowgirl (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:32:17 GMT) Glad all is well!
What are you eating today?
by Kingfisher (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:23:29 GMT) skyhightree1 wrote:shared dessert with wife apple pie covered in vanilla ice cream and caramel
Nice...I've been doing the same with Pecan Pie....we ran out of whip creme but I think they still make it!
by branguscowgirl (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:08:24 GMT) What is your wildlife like? Cougars, coyotes, dogs? I am a worry wart, so I would keep looking...... I guess it comes down to how important it is to you?
Feeding lactating cows
by Kingfisher (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:59:48 GMT) Is this what makes the two headed ones??
Couldn't stand it any longer......
by Kingfisher (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:47:25 GMT) starbaby wrote:hope it works out happy easter It ain't "right" but it did make the house smell like a smoke house! ;). Thanks for the encouragement!
Two headed calf
by Kingfisher (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:40:49 GMT) Your missing my point...(. I love ya Bez...Happy Easter) but I have you confused with Mrs Chicken Chit and for that I do apologize....
baseball game tonight
by Dega Moo (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:40:29 GMT) Are those fireworks in the background? Bet that would be a fun background to hit against. Looks very nice.
Finally new calves arrived
by tamarack (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:14:52 GMT) Like your roan calf had first one born from cows tonight after I bought 2 white heifers because I have no white ones got this girl .
LF do you have the waterfowl coming back for spring? Ours are just wondering where spring went came back to snow and cold its warming a bit this weekend but calling for more cold next week need spring to hurry up already -7c today.
Come on buddy we still love ya even when we disagree
by 3waycross (Posted Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:10:16 GMT) cowgirl8 wrote:I'll have to say i'm a little confused because i did answer his questions..... Maybe he'll go back to the first page and read again.
What I did do was go back and read your Drought thread. You seem to be able to find something to argue about with almost everyone ma'am. I think I will quit while you think you are ahead.
University of Tennessee
Imagine a place where you can receive an outstanding education and career
preparation in fields ranging from business to animal science to ornamental
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Butterfly Hollow Farm
A commununity cooperative effort raising, breeding, selling and processing
American Beefalo cattle. The 300+ herd free-ranges and organicly grazes
the foothills of Middle Tennessee.
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Lovingood Springs Farm
A horse boarding and trail riding facility located in the beautiful foothills
of the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee.
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Alpaca Atlantic of Tennessee
Full-time ranchers, full-time commitment, full-time support! Easy to find,
just south of Nashville. Breeding colorful, quality huacayas that are user-friendly.
Training, health-care, shearing, spinning - we do it all and share what
we know. Come visit!
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Tennessee Llama Community
The Tennessee Llama Community (TLC) is a fun and active group of llama owners
around Tennessee who love llamas.
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Rogue Valley Meat Goats and Scenic Farm Pygmies
Breeders of fullbood and percentage Boer goats and (soon) Tennessee Meat
Goats. Raising a quality herd of healthy, structurally correct Pygmy Goats.
Located in Central Point, Oregon, USA.
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Wild and Woolie Farms
Breeders of Hampshire sheep and Suffolk sheep in Christiana, Tennessee,
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Katahdin Hair Sheep Tennessee
Morning Glory Farm is the home of the Lavender family and their registered
Katahdin Hair Sheep. Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains
in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
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Breeders of Scottish Blackface sheep, Shetland ponies, Shetland sheep, Boer
Goats and Tennessee Walking horses in Oak Hill, West Virginia.
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Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service
The Extension Animal Science-Beef, Sheep and Horse Section serves the agricultural
industry of Tennessee by providing meaningful educational programs in efficient
production of animals and wholesome animal products.
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Performance Beef Cattle, featuring Registered Angus, Gelbvieh & F1 Smart Cross Balancers.
We are located in Tennessee.
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Volunteer Electric Cooperative
Electric utility distributing energy to customers in 17 counties in East and Middle Tennessee. Includes information on emergency electrical information, conservation, new homes programs, and the company.
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Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative
Elecricity supplier serving Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lewis and Perry counties in Tennessee. Also operates as an Internet service provider for local residents. About the utility, its services, energy, and cooperatives.
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Missouri Mule Company
The purpose of Missouri Mule Company is to provide the seekers of well bred, flash gaited mules a variety of mounts to choose from. There is no ranch with the quality as well as variety of gaited mules out of the best bred Tennessee Waking Horse and Missouri Foxtrotter mares. We know mules and we know how to bring the natural gait out of them. Our web site missourimuleco.com has 200 plus photos and movies for buyers to review and know exactly what we are presenting for sale right from their homes. We also have CDS available on our mules and their abilities. Don't ''buy a pig in a poke'' review you next mule at our site.
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Gaited Pleasure Horses.com :::
Gaited Pleasure Horses, Tennessee Walking Horses, Missouri Fox Trotters &
Spotted Saddle Horses. We specialize in gaited pleasure horses for trail riding and family fun.
Horse camping to show horses. Fox Trotters and Spotted Saddle Horses...good trail horses always available.
Located on the central coast of California.
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Heartsong Triple D Farm in Tennessee
We are located in beautiful East Tennessee (near Knoxville & the Smokey Mountains) and raise a variety of animals - registered miniature donkeys, alpacas, and miniature goats. Our web site has beautiful pictures and lots of information. We often have animals for sale as well as alpaca fiber, yarn and knitted products. Contact us for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Walnut Ridge Llamas
Walnut Ridge Llama Farm is located in Northeast Tennessee in the beautiful Tennessee Valley. We are dedicated to "breeding a new generation of quality llamas" with strong confirmation, a stretchy balance, and gentle dispositions. We invite you to visit our farm and share the excitement that llamas have added to our lives.
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KACTUS CANYON RANCH
We raise Tennessee myotonic goats and miniature donkeys in a variety of colors. Myotonic goats make great pets because of their gentle nature. We test annually for CL, CAE and johnes. We ship anywhere in the US. If we don't have what you're looking for, we will refer you to someone who will.
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Wilkinson Appraisal Service
Real estate appraisal services for the metro Memphis, Tennessee area, including portions of Mississippi.
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Tennessee Walking Horses
Tennessee Walking horses for sale and Studs Standing..
Natural gaited walkers.. pleasure walkers only..
Payment plan provided... studs standing starting @ $300.00... Located in Polson, Montana.. repeated customers, excellent references...
$500.00 down to hold.. weanlings, broodmares, palomino sire and more for sale...
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Camelot Farms Arabian Horses
Camelot Farms Arabian horses. Parrottsville, Tennessee. Standing CCS Hilm Tahakkak, Crabbet bred Arabian Stallion. National Champion Arabian and Half Arabian horses for sale. Please visit us today.
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