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Tough Conversations

Jason Duggin – Extension Specialist The topic of cow size could lead to some tough conversations on our operations. Cow inputs account for most of an operation’s expenses on a per head basis. With that in mind, this article will take look at cow weights and how they might affect…
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Free Online Tool to Help Producers Incorporate Artificial Insemination in Beef Herds

Dr. Pedro Fontes – Reproductive Physiologist Several different protocols are currently available to synchronize beef females and producers are often overwhelmed with the complicated terminology and large numbers of protocols. To overcome the challenges associated with the selection of an estrus synchronization protocol, Extension personnel across the U.S. developed different…
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Video: A Look at Ultrasound Scanning for Carcass Traits

Dr. Pringle scanned the bulls at the Calhoun Bull Evaluation on October 15th. This information is primarily used by purebred cattle producers to better understand carcass trait genetics in their herds. The data is submitted to a lab for processing and then on to the respective breed association to be…
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The Georgia Beef Challenge

If you have producers that are looking for an alternative means of marketing or would like to capture performance and carcass merit data, the Georgia Beef Challenge may be the ticket. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Regards, Jason Duggin
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On Target

Angus Advisor: Southeast (October 2020) Jason Duggin  “Wile E. Coyote”, Super Genius, was always on target, or so he thought. I’m sure you recall the cartoon where he was always going just a little too fast before he realized he had run off the cliff. Beef production requires setting targets to…
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Beef Processing Questions

Agents, there are numerous questions about local processing. This short video gives some highlights. I realize this is not a UGA production, but many of your questions may be answered. I worked with the gentlemen in the video. He is very knowledgeable. Please let me know if you have any…
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Cattle Ear Tattoo Instructional Aid

This is a quick tutorial on applying permanent identification ear tattoos in cattle.   This video will be peer reviewed as a bulletin, but wanted to give the resource for those starting beef cattle projects in their counties.  

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