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Improving Cattle Care Through Technology

Improving Cattle Care Through Technology

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 embrac…

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It's Leftovers FOr Dinner At The Trough

It's Leftovers FOr Dinner At The Trough

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 …

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Cattle Nutrition

Cattle Nutrition

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.

Nutritio…

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Why We Use Antibiotics

Why We Use Antibiotics

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 defens…

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Winter at the Feed Yard

Winter at the Feed Yard

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 s…

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A Veterinarian's Perspective on Growth Hormones

A Veterinarian's Perspective on Growth Hormones

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…

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News: Agri Beef Launches 'Ranch to Table' Culinary Education Program

News: Agri Beef Launches 'Ranch to Table' Culinary Education Program

From ranch to table, our family-owned company is involved in every step of the beef lifecycle, including ranching, cattle feeding and beef processing. Crucial to every aspect are great people – ranching families, Agri Beef team members, distributors,…

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Cattle Weaning -why do we have to wean our cattle?

Cattle Weaning -why do we have to wean our cattle?

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…

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Maintaining Cattle Health: More Than Antibiotics

Maintaining Cattle Health: More Than Antibiotics

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 supp…

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What is Grain Finishing?

What is Grain Finishing?

Did you know that all cattle spend the majority of their lives eating grass?

Yes, even cattle finished on grain in a feed yard. Grass is an integral part of the diet at the feed yard as well. When mixed with grains and supplemented with vitamins and …

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