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Florida Fall Cattlemen’s Conference & Allied Trade Show

Dan Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

The 2017 Florida Fall Cattlemen’s Conference & Allied Trade Show will be held November 9 at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala. Some of the topics to be discussed include Rumenology 101, hay evaluation, and feed by-products. There will be a live market calf evaluation and also a market outlook. The event runs from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm Eastern. …

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Cracker Cattle Could Get State Designation

Dan Cattle, Florida, Legislative

Florida cracker cattle would be named the state “heritage cattle breed,” under a proposal filed this week by Rep. MaryLynn Magar, R-Tequesta. Cracker cattle are descended from Spanish cattle brought to North America in the 16th Century. The proposal (HB 155) is filed for consideration during the 2018 legislative session and, if approved, would place the breed alongside horse conchs, …

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Florida Livestock Markets Closed Next Week Due to Hurricane Irma

Dan Cattle, Florida, Livestock

According to information from the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, the Florida Association of Livestock Markets (FALM) will close all 9 livestock markets in Florida next week on their regular sale days, September 11, 12, and 13, due to Hurricane Irma. But, the Florida Cattlemen’s Association Quality Replacement Heifer sale is still scheduled to be held Friday, September 15th at the Arcadia …

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Great Florida Cattle Drive ’21

Dan Cattle, Florida

The Great Florida Cattle Drive is known as a project that celebrates Florida’s rich history as a cattle state. The last cattle drive took place in January of 2016, and while they are normally held every 10 years, Chairman Doyle Conner Jr. says the next one will be in 2021. More shots from the Great Florida Cattle Drive 2016. “The …