Cow-Calf Corner: Oklahoma February update; Re-warming methods for severely cold-stressed newborn calves
In the Feb. 17 edition of Cow /Calf Corner, a weekly newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Derrell Peel gives an update on February weather and markets in Oklahoma and Glenn Selk discusses the best method of warming a severely cold-stressed newborn calf.
TSCRA Special Ranger Robin Clark, Dist. 28 in South Texas, reports the looting of a hunting camp near Millett in LaSalle County. A thief or thieves broke into the lodge to steal a Windy Ryon Longhorn saddle with a 15 1/2-inch tree, tan padded seat, fully-stamped square skirts, full double rigging, leather-covered horn with a […]
The TSCRA Ranch Rodeo will once again return to Duncan, Okla. this weekend. Twenty-four teams will be competing for cash, custom buckles, spurs and bragging rights. Events will include ranch bronc riding, team branding, team doctoring and wild cow milking. The ranch rodeo and roping will be held in conjunction with the Oklahoma Horse Fair […]
TSCRA partners with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) to see that leadership development for both organizations is successful. That is why TSCRA is committed to sending delegates each year to NCBA’s Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). The YCC tour has proven to be an effective vehicle in identifying and developing potential leaders. Applications are due […]
TSCRA Director and Association Promotion Committee Chair Claudia Scott discusses what taking meat off the shelf when it comes to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans could mean for people of all ages, worldwide.
Hundreds of people packed a community center Tuesday night to demand that state Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, stop a commercial groundwater-pumping project in Hays County. Not that there is much he can do to stop it. But their wrath underscored an issue likely to flare up repeatedly across the state as water supplies dwindle and the […]
The beef checkoff program announced this week that extra lean ground beef — ground beef that is at least 96 percent lean, 4 percent fat — is now certified by the American Heart Association® to display its recognized and respected Heart-Check mark. Retailers now have the opportunity to help identify eight different extra lean beef items as options for part of an overall healthy diet to their shoppers using one of the most trusted nutrition icons on food packaging today.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 28 percent of all calf deaths before weaning are due to birth-related problems. Therefore, managing females to calve with minimal difficulty is extremely important. A topic that is often discussed in cattle production is whether or not the level of nutrition given […]
The Federation of State Beef Councils elected new officers, announced grants and affirmed positions during their annual meeting held in conjunction with the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio last week.