Feed Lot

FEB 2018

Feedlots and cow/calf operations in the beef industry who feed 500 or more has annually on grains and concentrates; maintain 500 or more beef cows; backgrounder, stocker/grower, preconditioner; veterinarian, nutritionist, consultant

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Volume XXVI Number 1 February 2018 FEED•LOT  February 2018 3 February 2018 Volume XXVI Number 1 FEATURES Cover photo by Amy Spillman FEEDLOT FOCUS On-arrival vs delayed vaccination 6 Research shows delayed vaccination may trigger an increased immune response 2017: A relatively stable interlude 10 Strong demand, increased harvest numbers and quality cattle Camera grading and the market 16 Camera adjustments just a bump in the road STOCKER SPECIAL Graze-out vs harvesting wheat 14 Which breakeven looks the best? COW CALF CORNER Cold stress in calves 18 Warm water is the best strategy to warm a cold baby Scrotal frostbite can hinder fertility 22 Take steps to protect bulls MANAGEMENT Tax cuts and jobs act: Earnings 12 How will business income be affected? Plan to have a plan 24 Lessons learned on the job Jill Dunkel Editor feedlot@st-tel.net Annita Lorimor General Manager feedlot@st-tel.net Amy Spillman Digital / Circulation Manager circulation@feedlotmagazine.com Robert A. Strong. Editor Emeritus Greg Strong Publisher 800-747-7575 bigguy@st-tel.net F or National Sales Contact: B ob Brunker, J.L. Farmakis, Inc., 48 Topfield Rd., Wilton, CT 06897 Email: bob @jlfarmakis.com / Sales Office: 203-834-8832 Editor's Note: In the November 2017 issue, the ar- ticle "When Antibiotics Fail" did not mention the products Norfenicol and Enroflox 100. We regret the unintentional omission.

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