CALF Features and Top Stories


Evaluate Antimicrobials Beyond the Label

Advice on using study trial data to choose an antimicrobial product – Press release released by Zoetis Beef cattle veterinarians and their producer clients have many choices when selecting an antimicrobial to control and treat bovine respiratory disease (BRD). The first step for many is to compare labels, see what bacterial pathogens each product treats… Read the rest »

Merial Begins 2016 LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin) Challenge

Producers guaranteed to recoup their parasite control investment Merial introduces the 2016 LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin) Challenge. Though cattle prices are trending downward, experts say 2016 will still offer good profitability for producers. To help maximize those profits and optimize herd health, Merial will help take on some of the production risks this year through the LONGRANGE… Read the rest »

Bubba Bain, Executive Director American Akaushi with E Cross Cattle Company the 2015 Legacy Award Winner; Herff and Nancy Cornelius, Len and Savannah Cornelius, Jordan Beeman, President HeartBrand Beef, in front holding the award is Wyatt Cornelius, son of Len and Savannah.

Fourth Annual American Akaushi Association Convention held near Bernalillo, New Mexico

Some 190 Akaushi breeders, industry professionals and beef enthusiasts joined together for the Fourth Annual American Akaushi Association Convention held October 30th through November 1 at the Hyatt Tamaya Resort and Spa near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bubba Bain, Executive Director of The American Akaushi Association said, “we held our first three conventions close to home… Read the rest »

Top Stories

International Trade Commission Report Shows Economic Benefit of TPP

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission released its report on the economic benefit of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the U.S. economy. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Tracy Brunner said this report confirms that TPP not only levels the playing field for U.S. beef exports, but also supports U.S. economic growth. “Cattlemen and… Read the rest »

Red Meat Exports Move Higher in March; First-quarter Volumes Up 2 Percent

March exports of both U.S. beef and pork increased year-over-year in volume, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). March export values were lower than a year ago but trended upward, with both reaching a 2016 high. Beef exports totaled 89,482 metric tons (mt) in March, up… Read the rest »

Colorado Rancher Testifies before House Natural Resources Committee

Calls Administration’s Critical Habitat Plans Overregulation Fourth generation rancher Robbie LeValley of Western Colorado testified before the House Natural Resources Committee today to discuss the potential consequences of the Administration’s critical habitat policy. A recent rule finalized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will change the regulations for designating critical habitat. While the Service… Read the rest »

New Products and Information

Zoetis Introduces New Long-Duration SYNOVEX® ONE Implants

SYNOVEX ONE FEEDLOT and SYNOVEX ONE GRASS implants offer unique benefits for producers looking for long duration performance enhancement in steers and heifers On May 17, 2016, Zoetis introduced SYNOVEX® ONE FEEDLOT and SYNOVEX ONE GRASS implants, an innovative addition to the existing SYNOVEX implant portfolio. SYNOVEX ONE delivers up to 200 days of implant… Read the rest »

Alltech launches EPNIX feedlot program at NCBA

Global animal health leader Alltech is launching a new feeding program that aims to give their cattle customers a competitive advantage in the feedyard. EPNIX stems from Alltech’s nutrigenomics and epigenetics research platforms and provides a targeted nutritional approach to improving the carcass weight and performance of feedlot cattle independent of antimicrobial or beta-agonist supplementation…. Read the rest »

Lallemand Animal Nutrition Announces Enhancements to Advantage Line of Products for the United States

New line offers combination prebiotic and probiotic approach and increased shelf life Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces the Advantage Plus brand of microbial products for livestock — growing the trusted Advantage line of active dry yeast (ADY) probiotic products and including a unique yeast extract that provides consistently high levels of prebiotic properties. The select and… Read the rest »