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Facilities & Equipment

Whether your operation is feeding, grazing, weaning or delivering cattle, find the best methods for selecting and maintaining facilities and equipment.

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One of the most sensitive subjects in neighbor relations for landowners concerns the removal of trees and brush along property lines. While cutting brush and trees on one’s own land may seem simple, the matter becomes more complicated when the brush and trees lie along property lines or result from overhanging plants and trees from neighboring property.

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Proof of livestock ownership in the western half of the U.S. is a hot iron brand, and in some herds freeze branding is used for individual animal ID. Creating a good-looking brand depends on proper technique and materials.

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Agriculture is an industry that is known to be dangerous; this fact is especially true for workers on cattle feedlots.

According to recent labor statistics, beef cattle production has a fatality rate of 116 per 100,000 workers.

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The old adage, “Good fences make good neighbors” is still applicable in today’s society. Across the U.S., there are thousands of miles of fences, and the vast majority of these fences are located along boundary lines between landowners or along state or U.S. roadways.

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Land managers in the southern Great Plains often credit feral pigs as being among the most intelligent, destructive and costly pests.

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Some horse owners and ranchers shoe their own horses. For this task, they need to assemble an appropriate set of tools.

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