Posted in April 2013

Beef Cattle Handling

Did you know that bruising costs the cattle industry $117 million dollars annually? The Beef Check-off Program and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association are working to educate producers on better animal handling to reduce loss due to bruising. One issue which gained media attention in recent years was handling of non-ambulatory or downer cattle. Downer … Continue reading

BEEF U and Steaks

Again late in getting this posted but better late than never! This past weekend the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences put on a Beef Excellence Education For You (BEEF U) program. This program is designed for youth, aged 6 to 18, to spend a day on the Auburn University campus and learn about beef. … Continue reading