Greencastle Livestock Monday Auction 1/2/23 | Dairy Market Reports

Greencastle, Pa. Jan. 2, 2023 Report Supplied by USDA/AMS RECEIPTS: Feeder Cattle 106; Slaughter Cattle 391; Feeder Dairy Caves 331 FEEDER STEERS: Medium/Large 2: 1 head 392 lbs 135.00. Medium 1: 1 head 1136 lbs 122.50. FEEDER DAIRY STEERS: Large 3: 3 head 226-248 lbs 142.50-145.00, 3 head 276-280 lbs 135.00-147.50, 7 head 301-312 lbs … Read more

Greencastle Livestock Monday Auction 12/19/22 | Dairy Market Reports

Greencastle, Pa. Dec. 19, 2022 Report Supplied by USDA/AMS RECEIPTS: Feeder Cattle 188; Slaughter Cattle 462; Feeder Dairy Caves 397 FEEDER STEERS: Medium/Large 1: 1 head 700 lbs 125.00, 2 head 868 lbs 119.00, 3 head 910-920 lbs 107.00-120.00, 1 head 1140 lbs 110.00. FEEDER DAIRY STEERS: Large 3: 2 head 195 lbs 67.50, 1 … Read more

New Holland Thursday Cattle and Calves Auction 12/15/22 | Dairy Market Reports

New Holland, Pa. Dec. 15, 2022 Report Supplied by USDA/AMS CATTLE: 433; Last week: 416 CALVES: 411; Last week: 592 Compared to last week, Steers sold firm on a light test this week, with Heifers selling steady on a light test this week. No comparison for Dairy Steers, Dairy Heifers or Bulls due to limited … Read more

New Holland Monday Cattle and Calves Auction 12/12/22 | Dairy Market Reports

New Holland, Pa. Dec. 12, 2022 Report Supplied by USDA RECEIPTS: Total 1,260; Calves 648 Compared to last week, Steers sold steady to 3.00 higher, with Dairy Steers selling steady with a firm undertone compared to a light test. Heifers sold 2.00-3.00 higher, with Dairy Heifers selling steady with a weak undertone compared to a … Read more

Vet sets example, brings revolution in artificial insemination- The New Indian Express

Express News Service ONGOLE: With the aim of bringing change in the dairy sector, Dr Maachepalli Basavaiah has been working sincerely to equip farmers with confidence through the artificial insemination of cattle. This 32-year-old veterinary doctor has been honored with the prestigious ‘National Gopala Ratna’ award from the Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal … Read more

Study: Agribusiness has $51.8B annual impact on SC economy

COLUMBIA, SC South Carolina’s agriculture leaders are asking lawmakers to spend $75 million next year to further grow the state’s agribusiness industry, which already produces an impact of nearly $52 billion a year. State industry leaders said Monday that the industry could see $800 million invested in the state to produce more agricultural products rather … Read more

Ashbaugh reflects on 40 years of dairy farming | News

When he was 5 years old, a new love had captured the heart of a Maryville native ⎼ cattle. Unknown to him at the time, he would eventually pursue a career at Northwest as the dairy herdman at the RT Wright Farm. Raymond Ashbaugh is celebrating his 40th anniversary at this farm. Ashbaugh began his … Read more

Maryland Cattle Brokers Get 30 Months for Faked Cattle Papers | Dairy News

Two Maryland cattle brokers have been sentenced to 30 months in prison in a scheme involving falsified cattle exporting documents. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Nov. 17 that Daniel and Benjamin Gutman, both 40, were sentenced by United States District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson for a conspiracy … Read more

World-first tool to predict metabolic disease in dairy cows is in the works

The project, led by the Quebec Veterinary Practitioner Association (AMVPQ), could be of significant value to Canadian dairy as it would minimize economic losses and allow farmers and veterinarians to intervene and prevent diseases from affecting cattle even before symptoms appear. Metabolic diseases are a major health concern for dairy cows, especially during the post-calving … Read more

Designing Handling Facilities With Cattle Health in Mind | Dairy News

Having facilities that allow cattle to be worked in a safe, efficient manner provides a wealth of opportunities to improve animal health. Though efficiency is important, focusing on safety is key when designing handling facilities because it will allow you to manage cow health while reducing the risk of injury in both cattle and people. … Read more