Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

Animal protection efforts have unintended results

Animal protection efforts have unintended results

The Tennessean

The calf huddled in the tall grass near the fence line, helpless and all alone.

Until a concerned passer-by rushed to the rescue. She snuck into the pasture and muscled an 80-pound newborn Charolais out of the pasture and into the back of her Lexus SUV.

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Can I Pay you $1000 NOT to Eat Meat?

Can I Pay you $1000 NOT to Eat Meat?

Cheryl Day

Beef Today

The North America Vegetarian Society kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month with World Vegetarian Day, today – October 1.

Truthfully, if an individual makes an educated, well-researched with hard core facts to make a dietary change then that is their business and not mine. However, if you make a dietary decision on falsehoods placed in a Promo then SHAME ON YOU.

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Nutty PETA Marketing Exposes Skewed World View

Nutty PETA Marketing Exposes Skewed World View

John Harrington

DTN

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is planning to launch a pornographic website to promote its animal rights and vegan diet message, a move that critics say will backfire and ostracize them from mainstream society.

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IAN Scientific Breeding

IAN Scientific Breeding

David Sparks, Ph.D.

AgInfo.net

The primary focus of this group is to increase reproductive efficiency in beef cattle but also to promote and increase the use of artificial insemination in beef cattle. Artificial insemination is an asset because it provides access to proven sires that have thousands of calves that can be assessed for their genetic merits.

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Drought’s effects on Southwest cattle impact region

Drought’s effects on Southwest cattle impact region

Ray Scherer

St. Joseph News-Press

The bellowing call of cattle on sale day at the St. Joseph Stockyards surprisingly belies the turbulence settling on the nation’s beef market.

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Independent, Third-Party Assessments Help Gauge The Job You’re Doing In Animal Handling

Independent, Third-Party Assessments Help Gauge The Job You’re Doing In Animal Handling

Dave Sjeklocha, DVM

BEEF

I recently attended a meeting of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants, a national organization of veterinarians whose practice focus is beef cattle. One of the topics presented at this meeting dealt with how veterinarians can become more involved in the welfare of cattle.

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Study Says Now Is Not The Time For New England Beef

Study Says Now Is Not The Time For New England Beef

CBS Boston

A new study says establishing local beef markets in New England will be difficult because demand is low and the cost to produce local beef is high.

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