Recipes From the Ranch: Creep Feed for the Kids

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen Before we know it summer show season will be here and families will head out for maybe their only family vacation or ‘cowcation’ as we’ve started to call it. Whether your family is headed out to your state, regional or junior nationals this summer, we know both parents and […]

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Recipes From the Ranch: Fresh From the Garden

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen On our ranch the grass is finally turning green, baby Hereford calves are jumping through the red clover and my husband and my thoughts turn to our garden and weekends camping at the lake. Each year we plant a garden that is entirely too big for our family of […]

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Improve the Way You Creep Feed

Now is the time to begin thinking about your creep feed rations. Creep feed allows producers to efficiently put weight on young calves, as small calves are very efficient at converting feed to gain. Also, as calves pass the 90-120 day mark they begin to need additional supplementation as the lactating beef cow is only […]

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Successful Horn Fly Control Using IGR

Horn flies are one of the most economically important pests of domestic cattle and cause billions of dollars of damage and loss to the cattle industry each year. Horn flies are small (3/16 inch long), dark gray flies that feed on cattle and occasionally horses.  Both sexes are blood feeders, taking 20 or more blood […]

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Hogs Raise Kids

By, Allie Doise Over 1,000 exhibitors gathered at the Lamar Dixon Exposition Center the last weekend in February for the annual LSU State Livestock Show. As usual, the barn was full of more than just showmen. It was full of families; dads, moms, sisters, brothers, grandparents, cousins, etc. In the swine barn, there was a […]

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Cattle Turned Camera Career Part 2

Recently, we highlighted Kirbe Schnoor and her path to becoming involved with Superior Livestock and their televisions shows. Now we highlight Paige Wallace in part two of our Cattle Turned Camera Series. Paige Wallace says she would not have focused on television and video work as a career except that she was specifically encouraged to […]

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