Tag Archive: Cattle

September Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Regional Livestock Economics Agent The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $ 10.38/cwt. during September. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 77.85/hd. ($ 10.38/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 780 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/07/september-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

September Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/02/september-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Fall Cattle Seminar September 15

Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 – 7:30 PM Central Time Paxton Ag Center – 22036 Hwy 331 North – Paxton, FL 32567 Fee: $ 5.00 – Steak Dinner Included There are roughly 13,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of agricultural in Walton County.  The University of Florida/Walton County Extension …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/19/fall-cattle-seminar-september-15/

New Website for Interstate Cattle Transportation Rules

Interstate Movement of Cattle The National Institute of Animal Agriculture (NIAA) and the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) have partnered together to create a website, InterstateLivestock.com,  which provides current rules and regulations for anyone shipping cattle across state lines. It is a one-stop resource for finding requirements to move cattle across state lines!  The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/05/new-website-for-interstate-cattle-transportation-rules/

August Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/05/august-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

July Cattle and Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Research Unit, Marianna, Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/15/july-cattle-and-forage-management-reminders/

May Florida Cattle Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract made a $ 5.60/cwt. price improvement during May. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 42.00/hd. ($ 5.60/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 2,800.00 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/may-florida-cattle-price-watch/

Alabama Beef Cattle Conference August 13

Cattle producers are cordially invited and encouraged to attend the 2016 Beef Cattle Conference to be held at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena on the Auburn University campus on Saturday, August 13, 2016.  Please contact me if you think you will attend and need assistance.  The department is waiving the registration fee for youth. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/alabama-beef-cattle-conference-august-13/

June Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Research Unit, Marianna, Florida.   …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/28/june-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Watch for a Lameness Issue in Cattle, called Corkscrew Claw

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Corkscrew claw is a defect that causes severe lameness in cattle and is most often observed in cattle over 3 years of age.  This is a condition that most commonly occurs on the hind legs.  Corkscrew claw (also called screw claw) is a twisting of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/28/watch-for-a-lameness-issue-in-cattle-called-corkscrew-claw/

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