Select Beef Will Be Phased Out

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Greg Henderson, Drovers, December 6 2018 Extending the decline of Select grade beef into the future, the authors of a new report says Select may be reduced to 5% of beef supplies by 2025. Select grade beef will soon become a small niche product. That’s the conclusion of a new White Paper “Phasing Out Select Grade Beef,” published by the Red Angus Association of America with sponsorship from Anipro/Xtraformance Feeds. The authors noted that as recently as 2006-2007, Select grade beef accounted for 40% of carcasses, but was reduced to 17% to 18% by 2018. Extending the current downward trend …

2018 Private Treaty Bull Sale

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Rick and I welcome you to our third year of privately selling our ET bulls. As we go through our bulls, ET heifers, and your calves from last year in the finishing pens, it is humbling to see the culmination of our past 8 years of developing high marbling genetics with other options included. All of the bulls are located 1.5 miles north of Webster, SD at the Todd Vander Linden Farm and Feedlot. We will have a lunch available on March 7th. We have 14 coming 3-year olds, 30 coming 2-year olds, 19 18-month olds, and 62 yearlings available …

Winter in South Dakota

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We are planning on holding our third annual Private Treaty bull sale this spring, dates to be announced soon! In the meantime, we are trying to stay warm and keep the cattle fed.

“Expand with Marbling”

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This article from Progressive Cattlemen has several educational points, but in particular, we should the quote at the end to be the best! “Tom Brink, formerly with JBS in Greeley, Colorado, says that if you are contemplating increasing the size of your cow herd, then ‘expand with marbling.’ ” Read it here.

Our first Field Day was a success!

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We had a beautiful day on October 7th for our first annual Field Day in Webster, SD. Around 85 people were in attendance and we missed several interested people who had to tend to harvest since the two weeks of rain backed them up. Thank you to all who attended and to Connie Sieh Groop for this article about the event!   Read the full article by Connie here: Premiums reward those raising beef with more prime

Premiums reward those raising beef with more prime

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By Connie Sieh Groop, Freelance Ag Writer conniegroop19@gmail.com Jim Nickeson of Big Stone City is convinced Prime 360 Beef is a way to provide extra dollars on the table utilizing genetics for those in the cattle market. “I think the point is we are leaving a lot of dollars on the table by not utilizing orime generating genetics,” he said. As general manager of the company, he believes consumers will demand higher levels of marbling in beef in the future. “This is a cattle phenotype (Prime 360 Beef) that appeals more to the commercial cattle man,” Nickeson said. “We’ve had …

Join us for a Field Day & Tour on October 7th!

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Prime 360 Beef will be holding a Field Day and Tour on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 starting at The Galley in Webster,  SD at 1:00 PM. We will be showing 200+ head of bred F1 50/50 heifers (all bred to Prime 360 Beef bulls), 80+ head of ET daughters of 7/8 Japanese donors (bred to various high marbling domestic bulls), 300+ head of heifers being finished,  and 50 head of May born steers! These are all at the Todd Vander Linden farm 1.5 miles North of Webster (first road west of Twin Valley tire). Our second stop on the tour is …