Date: Jun 03 2021Cattle Feeding & News Release & Post Weaning & Research & Stockmanship
Stress of any kind affects performance and health, but also well-being and behavior, a special focus for CSU animal scientist Lily Edwards-Callaway. Her team’s literature review found shade benefits vary by location, structure type and the weather.
Date: Oct 05 2020News Release & Research & What a Chef Wants
As a moderately to highly heritable trait, marbling is something that cattlemen have a lot of ability to manage. It also happens to be one of the major contributors to beef flavor. Texas Tech University meat scientist Jerrad Legako spoke about the topic at the 2020 American Society of Animal Science meetings.
Date: Jun 15 2020Health & NCBA Convention & Research & Research Feature
Antibiotic resistance in cattle is a growing concern for producers and consumers. The goal for cattlemen and women is to implement strategies at the management level with good animal husbandry practices, routine health exams and vaccination.
Date: Apr 15 2020Consumer Connection & NCBA Convention & News Release & Research & Sustainability
We all know cattle have a super power: they turn forages and grain into edible protein. What do those with the buying power know of that story? Two speakers at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention put data to both the science and economic incentive of our beef sustainability discussions.
Date: Apr 01 2020Consumer Connection & News Release & Research
Cattlemen respond to consumer demands, even as they evolve from the call for premium quality to transparent production practices. We know that, thanks to ongoing work from NCBA. Overall, beef is doing well and will continue while half of consumers rank it as a top source of protein.
Date: Mar 23 2020Consumer Connection & NCBA Convention & News Release & Research & Stockmanship
We know what keeps an animal healthy, but do we know what they want? Lily Edwards-Callaway, of Colorado State University, shared animal welfare research during Cattlemen’s College session at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention that she tag-teamed with NCBA’s Shawn Darcy.
Date: Feb 27 2020Angus Convention & News Release & Research
In a world where producers select for any production traits, why not start focusing on health genetics? The American Angus Association is collaborating with scientists in Canada and Australia to get at the genetics of immunity.
Date: Jan 30 2020Cattle Feeding & Feeding Quality Forum & News Release & Post Weaning & Research & Stockmanship & Sustainability
Undetectable diseases are hard to cure. That’s why the industry is working to find new ways of treating liver abscesses. Tylan is effective, but as antibiotic-resistance concerns and conversations continue, its future is not assured.
Date: Jan 27 2020At the Table & CAB Connection & Consumer Connection & News Release & Research
In an era of skepticism consumers have trust issues, especially with those raising their food. The good news is demand is strong and taste is the main driver. Trust is going to be the key to gaining consumer confidence.
Date: Dec 18 2019CAB Insider & EPDs & Premium Potential & Research & Sire Selection
More research shows marbling is not correlated to other traits, supporting its possible to have maternal function and carcass quality in one animal. Late December is showing more typical Choice grading trends.