When is a beef carcass too big?
Larger carcasses have been the norm in recent years. But exactly, “when are your cattle done?” asks Robbi Prichard, beef cattle specialist and professor at South Dakota State University, speaking at the Feeding Quality Forum sponsored partly by Certified Angus Beef.
Understanding Carcass Characteristics Important for Successful Retained Ownership
Whether or not producers retain ownership of calves to finished weight depends on many considerations. Knowing the expected carcass characteristics of cattle is a key factor.
Wilkes cattlemen gain from Golden LEAF-funded effort
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Initial results of a beef cattle herd improvement initiative, funded with a $45,000 community assistance grant awarded by the Golden LEAF Foundation in 2013, were told during a Wilkes Economic Development Corp. (EDC) Board meeting Tuesday morning. John Cothren, Wilkes Cooperative Extension Service agent and EDC board member, said the funds were spent on education, equipment and artificial insemination (AI).