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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> IN THIS ISSUE<br /> 6 PUBLISHER STATEMENT<br /> 8 INDUSTRY NEWS<br /> 12 DR. JOE<br /> 16 EQUIPMENT PROFILE:<br /> EAR TAGS<br /> 20 ESTIMATED COSTS FOR<br /> LIVESTOCK FENCING<br /> Comparing the costs of building fences in<br /> four different types of permanent fencing<br /> plus temporary interior fencing.<br /> 24 CALVING YOUR<br /> BEEF COWS<br /> A look at the best time to winterize your<br /> calves.<br /> American<br /> Products and Services for American Cattlemen<br /> Vol. 43 • No. 4 • April 2017<br /> COVER STORY<br /> 36 RICE LAKE WEIGHING SYSTEMS:<br /> THE WISCONSIN BRAND<br /> At Rice Lake Weighing Systems, every livestock scale is made tough by Wisconsin<br /> hands and a finely tuned production system to ensure consistent quality. 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