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A Look at Some of the Biggest Ranches in Colorado

Colorado is known for big things — big mountains, big rivers and big parks in particular. As the United State’s tenth-largest cattle producing state, it’s no surprise Colorado is home to big ranches, too. Industry Snapshot To understand the importance of beef cattle ranching in Colorado, it’s essential to know few facts about the state: […]


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A Timeline of Changes: Beef Cattle Farming in North America

The rapid pace of technological change has left no corner of society or industry behind, not even agriculture. It would be impossible to keep up with the food demands of our growing population if we relied on the farming methods of fifty years ago, let alone two hundred years ago. Whether improved farming techniques helped […]


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Growing Forward 2 – Accepting Applications

Alberta Food Safety Systems Producers can now apply for funding to upgrade livestock handling equipment to improve farm safety and efficiency. Growing Forward For Alberta Ranchers Ranchers in Alberta wishing to purchase a new hydraulic squeeze chute can do so by applying to the province’s On-Farm Food Safety program. The program covers a percentage of […]


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7 Tips for a Healthy Cattle Pasture

Plenty of ranchers scoff at the pictures of idyllic farmer’s fields proudly splashed across brochures, websites and other advertisements. After all, cattle farmers know firsthand that the emerald-green fields shown in ads aren’t always the reality when it comes to cattle. Still, healthy cattle pastures – whether they’re green and ready for the pictures or […]


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Feeder Cattle prices rally through early October

DVAuction reported in their Cattle Market Summary for the week ending October 9, commented there was no real news to explain why prices when limit up in Feeder Cattle and Live Cattle but we are glad to have it. Perhaps retailers may have come in and bought a lot of beef that may have helped […]


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Transporting Cattle in Canada: What You Need to Know

As agriculture professionals, we have a vested interest in following the laws of the countries we work in and maintaining acceptable standards for animal welfare. In Canada, regulations around transporting livestock have been designed with the best interests of animals at heart. They do, however, contain some specifics that can confuse even the most ethically […]


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Why Do Cows Have Spots?

It’s that burning question that keeps cattle ranchers and other livestock professionals awake at night: Why do cows have spots? Believe it or not, this topic has been the subject of numerous research studies and endless speculation over the years. There are many theories that have been explored in great depth. But the truth is […]


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We’re Having a Photo Contest!

    Now is your chance to get that new ipad you’ve been wanting. Have you got any pictures on file of our equipment in use? Can you have someone take pictures when you are working cows this September?  Send them to us! We’d like to see them. The person who submits the best picture(s) […]


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How to Keep Your Cattle Safe During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season can mean a time of worry for many people, especially farmers with cattle. When the massive storm reaches land, it brings high winds and heavy rains that are a recipe for disaster. Coastal flooding is often the result, and we all know cattle are not huge fans of that. While we can hunker […]


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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cows

Cattle represents a large portion of our livelihoods, but many people don’t think about what exactly makes these beasts unique. Sure, we want to be certain they have appropriate care and adequate comforts, but for most of us, that’s where the relationship ends. In this article, we’ll look at a few interesting facts and stories […]


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