The latest from Agri Beef
Monday, December 4, 2017
Feeding cattle is now a high-tech affair.
At our Snake River Farms feeding operation, drivers have the dizzying task of feeding varied and specialized rations to our American Wagyu cattle at various stages of their development. But Agri Beef’s embra…
Friday, November 3, 2017
It’s not hard to create good looking cattle.
Just pick a pair that outwardly show traits known for producing good beef and let them mate. Though that explanation is a little oversimplified, the process still lacks for the scientific accuracy Agri Be…
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Branding has symbolized the ranching lifestyle for decades. In the western art motif, branding has long stood as the embodiment of cattle ranching. An old wooden corral, ropers on horseback, cowboys kneeling next to a calf, and a big, open sky in the…
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Minimizing feed ingredient expenses without sacrificing quality is one of the most difficult tasks in raising cattle.
Feed costs can account for up to 80% of the total variable costs of beef production. Reducing those costs means we can provide our…
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Whether it’s an hour at the gym, a walk with the dog, eight glasses of water, or a well-balanced meal, many people strive to be as healthy as possible every day. Cattle are no different and, at Agri Beef, we keep a close eye on their health.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Dripping nose. Puffy, gunk-filled eyes. Limited appetite. Symptoms that worry you as a parent are what we look for in our cattle, so we can help them fight off illness and recover as soon as possible.
Our pen riders are often the first line of defen…
Friday, March 3, 2017
When the forecast calls for several inches – or feet – of snow, providing our cattle with the basics of food, water and a comfortable place to rest gets a bit more complicated.
At Boise Valley Feeders in Parma, ID the yard crew beds pens with over …
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Dr. Del Miles has made a career traveling from feed yard to feed yard, in the sweltering summer heat and subzero winter temperatures, from the Great Plains to the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Miles’s animal care expertise, built on early beginnings in feed…
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Raising cattle responsibly means eliminating as much stress as possible from their lives, especially when the time comes to separate the calves from their mothers. This process is more commonly referred to as weaning. While the concept may sound simp…
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Raising healthy cattle is both our livelihood and our responsibility. It means doing everything in our power to ensure the animals in our care are comfortable, well-fed, and healthy… even on Father’s Day.
From the Cowboys to veterinarians to the sup…