Carmel Industries has recently reintroduced it’s livestock paint crayon. After years of research with dairymen that use this type of product, Carmel’s Livestock Paint Crayon does everything that is expected. The paint guilds on smooth and sticks to the hair without matting the hair down, this allows the tail hair to remain fluffy and makes heat detection easier to read with more positive results. The same formula works in both winter and summer so there is no need to carry two different inventories.
The Isle of Guernsey, a tiny island in the English Channel off the coast of France, is the birthplace of the Guernsey cow. About 960 A.D., besieged by buccaneers and sea rovers, the Island came to the attention of Robert Duke of Normandy. He sent a group of militant monks to educate the natives to cultivate the soil and defend the land. The monks brought with them the best bloodlines of French cattle - Norman Brindles, also known as Alderneys, from the province of Isigny and the famous Froment du Leon breed from Brittany - and developed the Guernsey.
Marketing Organic Milk
The milk marketing infrastructure is well developed in the United States. Cooperatives handle the majority of raw milk and do a significant amount of processing for the wholesale and retail markets. Several private companies have processing and retail operations but usually do not collect raw milk.
Eagan, MN - Miller Manufacturing, the market-leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of Little Giant® farm and ranch products, announces the release of official FFA-licensed products.
The products will be available in virtually every farm, fleet and veterinary retailer in the country.
SALT LAKE CITY — Powerblanket offers a variety of tank wraps to heat and maintain temperature in large holding tanks. Featuring environmentally friendly, patented GreenHeat Technology, the tank wraps create a barrier of insulated warmth to keep fluids from freezing and viscous materials flowing. Industries utilizing this new technology include oil and gas, mining, dairy, food products and agriculture.
MT. VERNON, Mo. — Most everyone in the beef business is excited about the shortage of beef cows and the low rate of retention of heifers to be made into cows according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
"The hope is those factors will translate into higher cattle prices and more profit for local farmers," said Cole.
That also makes the selection of which heifers to keep as replacements a key decision.