Hottle Farms

www.hottbeef.com

Links

Keith's Link page

Congratulations you found my secret page.  Pat yourself on the back, you deserve a cookie.  Not much for you to see here.  This is just some links that we use a lot for research.

 

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter Archive

  •  Ohio Beef Cattle Letter Archive

 

http://fairfield.osu.edu/ag/beef/beef.html
  • Target weight for replacement heifers (how fat they should be when we knock them up the first time)
  • Body Condition Score (Our cows are fat)  Also check out the link that give you more info on the scoring.

 

Show Steer Feeding   http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/PDF files/market steer fs.pdf

 

http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMNpubs/PDF_Daily/DCBS.pdf
  • National Daily Cattle and Beef Summary
  • Notice prices this year are above the 5 year Average.  Is this just a good market and is going to go back down?  I also noticed that the weekly dressed weight is a lot higher than the 5 yr average.  Interesting.
Water Design
http://agebb.missouri.edu/commag/beef/premierbeef/pbdocs/facilities.htm
 
Building Designs
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/our_offices/departments/Biological_Ag_Engineering/Building_Plans/

http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/abeng/plans/BEEF_PLAN.htm

 
Cattle Behavior
http://web1.msue.msu.edu/imp/modaa/22960001.html
 
General Beef Care
http://www.research.cornell.edu/care/CARE548.pdf
 
more bs about care
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vetext/INF-BE_CarePrax.html
 
Castration
http://www.utextension.utk.edu/publications/pbfiles/PB1664.pdf
 
more handling (explains why no headlock is needed)
http://jas.fass.org/cgi/reprint/71/4/1065.pdf

 

http://www.beefmasters.org/main/index.php

  • Beefmaster Breeders United

 

Bunk and Water Feet/head   http://agebb.missouri.edu/commag/beef/premierbeef/pbdocs/facilities.htm

Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle    http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/disaster/drought/dro-28.html

 

Conversion calculators     http://www.metric-conversions.org/download-conversion-calculator.htm

 

FENCE

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/971

 

LABELS        

     http://www.colorlabelinc.com/food.html

     http://www.elitedesignweb.com/supermarket.html

    http://www.scalelabels.com/

BOXES

http://centralpack.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Session_ID=02cb5d87802bc46a1f4235641d403728&Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=C&Category_Code=0027-FLEXO

Vendors license requirements

http://tax.ohio.gov/divisions/legal/rules/final/5703_09/5703_9_01.stm

 

SMART LABEL

    http://www.meatprocess.com/news/ng.asp?id=66276-food-quality-sensor-inter-smart-label-bacteria

 

 

For the Photo Gallery.  Use Microsoft PhotoDraw to make each picture 448x336 pixels.  Then after the picture is inserted double click on it and change the pixels to 350-262.

 

 


 

 

 
 
     

This site was last updated 12/26/07