44 Farms Partners in Performance

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Raising quality beef is key at 44 Farms, and quality starts with a sound nutrition program in the cow herd. Recently, 44 Farms in Cameron, Texas, unveiled its “Partners in Performance” program, where the farm encourages producers who they buy feeder calves from for the 44 Farms branded-beef program to have a good nutrition plan […]

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Wheat Pasture Readiness: Best Practices for Grazing for Maximum Performance

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Cattle producers across the Great Plains and throughout the country often rely on wheat pasture to graze their cattle in late fall and through the winter. However, with less than ideal planting conditions in many regions this year, wheat is getting planted later than usual, which will impact the amount of forage available to cattle, […]

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Health Considerations When Commingling Stocker Cattle

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Freshly weaned calves are already fighting a compromised immune system. Combine that with shipping them on a semi for several hours and commingling them with other groups of calves you’ve purchased elsewhere, and their health system is compromised even further. However, you can implement these best management practices to make sure your stocker calves stay […]

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It’s Shipping Time: Keep Calves Healthy During the Transition

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  Shipping cattle causes shrink, appetite loss and often sickness. Taking precautionary steps both prior to shipping and on arrival, can help keep shrink at a minimum while keeping calves healthier and gaining. Generally, cattle will shrink 1% of their body weight per hour for the first few hours they are off feed and water, […]

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Wean with Confidence with the Gain Smart Program

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It’s weaning time. Whether you are retaining your own stocker calves or getting them in from other producers, it is important to have a plan to grow those calves in a healthy, efficient manner. The Gain Smart® Stocker Program is one such program dedicated to growing cattle in three easy steps. The Gain Smart Program […]

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Partnerships that Pay Premiums

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Cattle producers are continually looking for ways to add premiums to their calf crop and put some extra dollars of profit in the bank. A simple partnership created earlier this year between Superior Livestock Auction and BioZyme® Inc., creates added value for the producer when it’s time to market calves. The VitaFerm® Raised and Gain […]

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