Beef Quality Assurance

December 23, 2013

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a program in which cattle growers, from the cow-calf producer all the way to the feedlot sector, take responsibility for producing beef that is a healthy, wholesome,...

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What is cud, and why do cattle chew it?

December 20, 2013

Have you ever noticed that when you see a cow it always seems to be chewing something? The reason is that cows must chew their food twice in order to digest it properly. Cows spend nearly eight hours...

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Foraging for feed

December 15, 2013

Forage is a type of grass or legume used to feed cattle in many different forms. The most common are grass in the pasture, corn silage and alfalfa bailed for hay or chopped as silage. Grass: Plants...

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Why did we decide to blog?

December 10, 2013

Why did we decide to blog? We blog because we love cattle and education. We blog because we want to share with the outside world what it truly means to care for animals while showing how feedyards...

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