News tagged with beef industry

Keeping beef in the center of the plate

The United States' cow herd saw its highest numbers—132 million head—in 1975. Over the last 40 years those numbers have diminished, with the USDA reporting 89.8 million cattle within the country at the beginning of 2015.

dateAug 11, 2015 in Other
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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 meat.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Other
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UQ graduate’s research provides relief for beef cattle

University of Queensland PhD graduate Stephanie Sinclair's research into the effects of dehorning beef cattle has led to a greater understanding of how to best relieve pain and promote faster healing for all breeds of cattle. ...

dateJul 24, 2012 in Other
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