A webinar, Salmonella: A Look at Prevalence, Prevention & Treatment Protocol, is approved for an hour of credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. The event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. CDT.
Beef cattle are still highly valued in the feedyard, but increasingly, so are dairy. They make up well over 10% of the United States’ total fed beef supply and produce about one-third of the nation’s total supply of Prime-grade beef.
The NCBA board of directors adopted a new policy, brought forward by seven state cattlemen's associations, in support of U.S. CattleTrace and its mission of advancing disease traceability in the U.S. cattle industry.
The maps are made using seven-day forecasts based on four weather parameters – temperature, humidity, wind speed and cloud cover. Each parameter plays a significant role in the overall heat balance of feedlot cattle.
This article is focused on problems and issues feedlots are dealing with relating to market-ready cattle still in the pen three to five weeks past their normal harvest window and the feeding options available.
The U.S. meat industry faces unprecedented threats as COVID-19 sweeps through labor forces nationwide. Production of beef, pork and poultry are simultaneously threatened by labor availability and processing capacity.