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Create the Right Calf to Capture Value
Cattle are in short supply but quality is as important as ever, according to a US Angus industry figurehead. ...
Planning For Successful Animal Welfare on Dairy Farms
Welfare is of course a priority for dairy farmers, but standardised assessments and schemes give the consumer piece of mind....
Certified Angus Cattle Are Getting Heavier
Angus producers have a new specification to consider along with established rib eye and yield grade requirements....
How Robust Livestock Tracking Leads to Increased Profitability
While a significant industry, Canada's cattle sector lacks the traceability seen in its pork supply chain. The worry, according to an industry figurehead, is that huge opportunities are being missed. ...
Grain or Grass Fed: A 'Y' In The Road
Debating grass-fed or grain-fed beef is a matter that cuts to the heart of marketing, advertising and consumer perception. ...
Sustainable Beef Production Means the Three E's for McDonald's
The scope of the McDonald's sustainability movement will operate along the three E's approach, according to Warren Rusche, Beef Specialist at South Dakota State....
Looking At How the Best Feeders Do It
Macpherson County Feeders talk with Certified Angus Beef (CAB) Brand about how they drove towards goals and become a CAB partner. ...
Cowherd Decline Can Turn Around
Being involved with a beef brand can offer security during times when cattle numbers are low, according to Larry Corah, Vice President, Certified Angus Beef LLC....
Food Labelling and Veterinary Involvement Key to Meeting Improved Food Chain Transparency
An examination of welfare labels and the notion of objective welfare measurement was given by a list of leading experts including Dr Francesco Testa of Bergamo, Italy. ...
Australia Beef Association Investigation into the Efficacy of Identification Scheme
Eight years since its introduction, the ABA has appraised the efficacy of radio frequency based tagging, concluding that more than a third of animals did not have full traceability. ...
French Retailer with Hands-on Approach to Traceability
Just when traceability scares have retailers across the world running for cover, one French retailer can justifiably feel that more than 40 years of working alongside food producers has been vindicated, writes Peter Crosskey....
South Korea: Rebuilding Confidence in US Beef
Fears of US Beef not being free of BSE(bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in 2008 caused street protests in South Korea and caused a lack of confidence in US beef. The US Meat Export Federation explain how after considerable effort, confidence is returning...

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