News tagged with beef cattle

Study tracks beef measles outbreak

A livestock feed supplement contaminated with human faeces is being blamed for an outbreak of parasite infection in a cattle feedlot in northwest NSW.

Mar 07, 2013 not rated yet 0

Temperament plays key role in cattle health

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and university scientists have found that cattle temperament influences how animals should be handled, how they perform and how they respond to disease.

Feb 26, 2013 not rated yet 0

Treating stable flies in pastures

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are developing strategies to help livestock producers control stable flies, the most damaging arthropod pests of cattle in the United States.

Jan 02, 2013 not rated yet 0

Calm cattle have a dark side

The findings of a recent study conducted by Murdoch University researchers has challenged the long held belief of the beef industry that flighty cattle are at a higher risk of producing dark, firm and dry ...

Nov 16, 2012 not rated yet 0