Better beef on the horizon

The sun was just peeking over the hills surrounding Hardyville, Ky., when I drove right past Jay McCoy’s ranch. My GPS told me I had arrived, but I knew there was no way his was the place surrounded by Holstein cattle. On the hunt for pastures that told me I had...

One-man show, part I

“I’m going to be my own person,” Jim Moore said as we bounced around in a beat up pickup, checking cows and talking life. His answer was in reference to heifer selection, but it fits the cowman’s character. “Sure I’m a little old fashioned,” he’d tell me later. As if...
Big on quality

Big on quality

Big on quality Poky Feeders wins CAB Feedlot Commitment to Excellence Award   by Steve Suther One of the largest cattle feeders in the country aims for high-quality results and hits that target every day. Poky Feeders, Scott City, Kan., turns 3,700 head per week, and...
Feeding Quality Forum challenges norms

Feeding Quality Forum challenges norms

Feeding Quality Forum challenges norms More than 200 hear from marketing experts, animal scientists By Miranda Reiman If you think you have the cattle feeding business all figured out, you’re probably mistaken. That’s according to speakers at the Feeding Quality Forum...