Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most common disease among feedlot cattle in the United States. It accounts for approximately 75 percent of feedlot morbidity and 50 percent to 70 percent of all feedlot deaths.
Small details in management and marketing can lead to premiums for both producers and retailers. Two recent research projects reveal source-verified cattle are worth more to feeders, and steaks from those cattle are wor
Most female breeding cattle produce one calf per year. The use of embryo transfer (ET) allows a producer to quickly multiply the genetics of the top females in the herd in addition to gaining genetic improvement from pu
Consumption of hamburgers in the U.S. is significantly higher than just two years ago, with nearly half of consumers (48 percent) now saying they eat a burger at least once a week compared with 38 percent in 2009.