Cattle Feeding Posts

Marbling myths debunked

Marbling myths debunked

Marbling Myths Debunked by Steve Suther January 2001 Something was wrong. Robbi Pritchard, feedlot nutritionist and veteran research manager at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) feedlot near Brookings,…

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Beyond a buzzword

Beyond a buzzword

Beyond a buzzword Wilson Cattle Company & Beef Northwest earns first CAB Sustainability Award. By Nicole Lane Erceg Photos by Nicole Lane Erceg and Kylee Kohls The water flows…

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Exactly what feedyards want

Exactly what feedyards want

Exactly what feedyards want Grid, pen closeouts show contrasting values By Steve Suther Some cattle grow like weeds; some hit the high-grade targets. Some do both, some neither. That’s…

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The cost and value of quality

The cost and value of quality

The Cost and Value of Quality   By Nicole Lane Erceg March 2019 Beef quality has many contributing factors – freshness, tenderness, color and more shape the perspective. However,…

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All-in cattle feeding

All-in cattle feeding

Story and photos by Miranda Reiman September 25, 2019 While Jason Timmerman was playing in the dirt, building pens and mounds with a toy loader, his sister Kristin was…

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Sign of the times

Sign of the times

MARKET UPDATE The fed cattle market average last week was steady on the week prior with a $115/cwt. average on a live basis and $181/cwt. dressed. Throughput in the…

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His will, their work

His will, their work

His will, their work M&M Feeder wins CAB honors for feeding the right kind well Story and photos by Miranda Reiman September 2020 A land auction that didn’t go…

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As good as his word

As good as his word

Some statements are easy to make, harder to live. “I hope I’m known as someone who keeps his word and does what I say I’m going to do.” For…

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