Livestock http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Beef producers strongly support checkoff http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-producers-strongly-support-checkoff <div class="node-body article-body">Export value for U.S. beef posted double-digit gains over the previous year’s totals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-producers-strongly-support-checkoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-producers-strongly-support-checkoff#comments Livestock Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:02:00 +0000 91151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Export value for U.S. beef posted double-digit gains over the previous year&rsquo;s totals, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff.</p> COOL lawsuit dismissed by US district court http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-lawsuit-dismissed-us-district-court <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian cattle and hog industries have argued that COOL has cost them combined losses of more than $900 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-lawsuit-dismissed-us-district-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-lawsuit-dismissed-us-district-court#comments Livestock Beef Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:57:00 +0000 91041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com U.S. cattle prices spike over Mad Cow report http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-prices-spike-over-mad-cow-report <div class="node-body article-body">Reports of BSE in a Canadian cow have caused a spike in U.S. cattle prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-prices-spike-over-mad-cow-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-prices-spike-over-mad-cow-report#comments Livestock Bovine SpongiformEncephalopathy Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:57:00 +0000 91021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Live cattle prices have spiked this week on news that a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, was confirmed in a Canadian beef cow.</p> U.S. cattle herd rebuilding http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-rebuilding <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. beef cow inventory is up 2 percent from a year ago, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service cattle report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-rebuilding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-rebuilding#comments Livestock Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:33:00 +0000 90901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cattle prices should remain historically high in 2015 as tight supplies of cattle continue. However, herd rebuilding is steadily increasing, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service cattle inventory report.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) USDA says cattle herds expand as feed prices fall http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-says-cattle-herds-expand-feed-prices-fall <div class="node-body article-body">After seven consecutive years of decline, USDA is reporting a slight increase in cattle numbers, about 1 percent over cattle numbers reported last fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-says-cattle-herds-expand-feed-prices-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-says-cattle-herds-expand-feed-prices-fall#comments Livestock Beef Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:29:00 +0000 90851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattle TB confirmed in Texas Dairies http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-tb-confirmed-texas-dairies <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle TB is most often detected through carcass inspection at slaughter plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-tb-confirmed-texas-dairies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-tb-confirmed-texas-dairies#comments Livestock Conditions and Diseases Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:01:00 +0000 90531 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Goat prices set record highs while sheep prices rebound http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/goat-prices-set-record-highs-while-sheep-prices-rebound <div class="field-byline"> JJ Jones, OSU, Dave Anderson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sheep and goat prices improved in 2014. Sheep prices were above 2013 and the five-year average while goat prices started strong in 2014 and have averaged the highest prices since 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/goat-prices-set-record-highs-while-sheep-prices-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/goat-prices-set-record-highs-while-sheep-prices-rebound#comments Livestock Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:44:00 +0000 90421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA-APHIS says VS outbreak is over http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-aphis-says-vs-outbreak-over <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 VS outbreak in the United States is officially over.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-aphis-says-vs-outbreak-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-aphis-says-vs-outbreak-over#comments Livestock Viral Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:44:00 +0000 90321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Fever Tick fight heats up in South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-heats-south-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Bovine babesiosis, commonly known as Texas cattle fever, is a deadly disease of cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-heats-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-heats-south-texas#comments Livestock External Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:17:00 +0000 90061 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New Mexico dairy industry faces turbulent times http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairy-industry-faces-turbulent-times <div class="node-body article-body">Under terms of the proposed new rules, the New Mexico dairy industry would be facing requirements that are burdensome and unreasonable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairy-industry-faces-turbulent-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairy-industry-faces-turbulent-times#comments Livestock Dairy Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:39:00 +0000 90031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com