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Beef Brief-Feb. 28, 2024

February 28, 2024

Week ending Feb. 23, 2024 Fed cattle trade closed with increases in trade values for the week. Northern and southern trade both closed at $183 for the week, up $2 and $3 respectively. Live cattle …

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Beef Brief-Feb. 21, 2024

February 21, 2024

Week ending Feb. 16, 2024 Cattle traded slightly higher in the Southern Plains and remained steady in the North. Feeder cattle and stockers remained higher and futures were mixed. Corn was lower and dressed cutouts …

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Oliver promoted to assistant director

February 15, 2024

DENVER — The Red Angus Association of America is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachael Oliver to assistant director of commercial marketing. In this new role, Oliver will coordinate marketing team travel to bull …

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Spring 2024 herd inventory

February 14, 2024

Due date: End of day March 6 Spring 2024 herd inventory was requested in January. This is a reminder to submit necessary disposals, reason codes or transfers to update your herd. All females listed on …

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Sire Genetics: A Red Angus Case Study (Part 2)

February 13, 2024

Last week, we introduced the fall-born steer calf pictured below. He was part of a Red Angus EPD comparison project that matched up one high-growth/high-carcass sire against two low-growth/lower-carcass sires. This calf was one of …

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Beef Brief-Feb. 14, 2024

February 13, 2024

Week ending Feb. 9, 2024 Fed cattle trade was again on the rise last week. Southern trade was $1 higher for the week at $179. Northern trade was reported lighter for the week, yet trade …

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Red Angus cattle shine at Cattlemen’s Congress

February 12, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY — Red Angus breeders from across the country brought their best cattle to compete in the national show at Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City Jan. 2-4. Judges sorted through 382 impressive entries to …

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Beef Brief-Feb. 7, 2024

February 6, 2024

Week ending Feb. 2, 2024 For this week, cattle trade in the Northern and Southern Plains was higher. Feeder cattle and stockers trended upward as well, while live cattle futures were mixed, and feeder cattle …

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Sire Genetics: A Red Angus Case Study (Part 1)

February 6, 2024

The fall-born steer calf pictured below looks like he might be a top performer. Or does he? This steer was young and relatively green at approximately six months of age when the photo was taken. …

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Big results on a small group of Red Angus steers

January 31, 2024

A long-time RAAA member recently shared the carcass data below on 30 head of his high-percentage Red Angus steers. The steers are approximately 85% Red Angus, with the other 15% being Continental-breed influence. The harvest …

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