TITLE

Tour emphasizes grazing, pasture

AUTHOR(S)
HARRIS, TYLER
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;Oct2012, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the 2012 South Central Iowa Beef Tour taken by the 30 cattle producers in Iowa in July 2012. They visited the farm of farmer Mike McClelland who raises registered Angus and few Simmentals on pasture consisting of fescue. Grazing Angus cattle on fescue does not need breeding for carcass quality, but for cattle performance. INSETS: Key Points;More pasture management ideas;Ready to go next.
ACCESSION #
83237626

 

Related Articles

  • A recipe for mixing up your cow herd. Harpster, Harold // Western Farmer-Stockman;Oct2012, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p30 

    The article offers tips on crossbreeding cow herd. It mentions that a two-breed terminal system may breed a Simmental bull to an Angus female. It states that a three-bred terminal could be shown by breeding to an Angus x Hereford cow by a Charolais bull. It says that a four-breed terminal...

  • Cattleman strives to improve herd with AI, top bulls. Womack, Rocky // Carolina Virginia Farmer;Apr2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p18 

    The article offers information on the strategy of Dry Fork-Virginia-based farmer Tim Shelton for improving his cattle. Tim grows tobacco, grain, and raises cattle from which he earns maximum from tobacco. Tim crossbreeds simmental and angus cattle breeds in order to get the new breed SimAngus...

  • Texas Angus breeder crushes conventional wisdom with old-fashioned linebreeding. Newport, Alan // Mid-South Farmer;Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, pBP2 

    The article looks at the line breeding practiced by Bill Woods in growing and breeding Angus cattle in Houston, Texas. It explains that by using real fed-cattle data and buying a set of linebred cattle, Woods was able to win several awards for carcass performance while being thrifty on forage....

  • Texas Angus breeder crushes conventional wisdom with old-fashioned linebreeding. Newport, Alan // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Feb2011, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p70 

    The article focuses on Bill Wood's old-fashioned linebreeding of cattles in the U.S. It claims that the Irish-strain Woodstone Angus cattle of Woods is recognized in several carcass award since 2004. It is suggested by Woods that buying a beautiful set of linebred cattle is the best way to...

  • Productive performance and carcass traits of Nellore x Aberdeen Angus and Nellore x Red Angus heifers under tropical conditions. Andrade Moreira, Paulo Sérgio; Lourenço, Fabio José; Neto, Angelo Polizel; Martins, Lilian Rigatto; Jorge, André Mendes; Machado Neto, Otávio Rodrigues // Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias;2015, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p147 

    Background: Angus breed strains (Black and Red) perform differently under tropical conditions. Objective: to evaluate differences among F1 Nellore x Aberdeen Angus and F1 Nellore x Red Angus regarding productive performance and carcass traits under tropical conditions. Methods: forty-one heifers...

  • Feedlot Performance Of Angus Steers Studied. Laudert, Scott // BEEF Exclusive Insight;7/22/2011, p2 

    The article discusses the study that evaluates feedlot performance and carcass parameters from 17,919 Angus steers fed at a single southwest Lansas feedlot between 1997 and 2007, conducted by Kansas State University and Certified Angus Beef.

  • A single generation can alter a carcass. Gillespie, Jen; Suther, Steve // Dakota Farmer;Feb2012, pBP6 

    The article offers information on the Southern Carcass ImprovementProject which shows that a single generation of high-quality Angus cattle genetics could have on feedlot and carcass performance when mated to Brahman-crossed cattle.

  • A single generation can alter a carcass. GILLESPIE, JEN; SUTHER, STEVE // Southern Farmer (1541-2008);Feb2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, pBP6 

    The article reports on the findings of the Southern Carcass Improvement Project which shows that bulls bred for growth and carcass in one generation can contribute more than $140 per head in value to the typical eared Southern cattle.

  • Comparison of pasture and concentrate finishing of Holstein Friesian, Aberdeen Angus X Holstein Friesian and Belgian Blue X Holstein Friesian steers.  // Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research;2010, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p11 

    No abstract available.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics