Month: August 2016

More Confirmation of Heavier Cattle Supplies than a Year Ago

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. They might be a tad more cautious than their U.S. counterparts, but Canadian cattlemen are beginning to expand their herds as well – further confirming the trend toward heavier North American cattle supplies. A Statistics Canada cattle inventory report released Aug. 18 pegged the total number …

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Ethan Wilkinson’s Journey to Level 6 and Beyond in Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Earlier this year we shared a story on Ethan Wilkinson, an accomplished and impressive young cowboy mounted shooter. He has continued competing, and wanted to provide you with an update regarding how he’s been doing. This May, Ethan won the Albequerque State Competition, and became the youngest Level 6 in the sport of Mounted Shooting …

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Texas Brigades – Teaching Youth Leadership and Conservation

While most summer camps may feature the sounds of kids playing sports, or swimming; the signature sound of the Texas Brigades is marching feet, and ringing cadences. Why marching? “It’s not a military thing,” assures Kent Mills, President of the North Texas Buckskin Brigade. “A major tenet of the Brigades is teaching kids leadership and …

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The Low for Live Cattle and Feeder Futures: What the Charts are Telling Us

By John DePutter and Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. In this edition we want to update you on the development of a possible important low for live cattle and feeder cattle futures. If we are right with our analysis of futures markets, cash markets could also form bottoming formations in some areas of Canada and …

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Can I Feed Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) to my Horse

By Matt McMillan, Ph.D., Equine Nutritionist, Hi-Pro Feeds Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) are the by-products produced from the manufacturing process of ethanol. These products have been readily available in recent years because of the increase of domestic ethanol production. DDGS have many favorable properties including price, as well as adequate energy and protein values. The utilization of DDGS as a feed ingredient in …

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