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Learning through visiting cattle farms in Alabama

Hello all, I know several people called last week while I was out; however, I was at a conference in Mobile, Alabama.  The conference had several tours available, but of course I chose to attend "Where's the Beef?".  We toured the following facilities: 1.  Hastings Farm is located between Mobile and Pensacola. The family raises Rotakwa Red Devon cross cattle, which are fed on gras...

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Bull Fertility is Impacted by Hot Weather

Well the cool weather is over.  Many producers have told me that they were trying to catch up on hay production.  It definitely was a pleasant weekend; too bad it would not last through October! Even though we had a brief reprieve from the weather, keep in mind that it has been hot and humid.  It is important to keep in mind that bulls cannot perform their job quite as well versus coole...

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