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Beef cattle

Beef Cattle

Mr. Bailey

Agri-science

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=the+importance+of+evaluating+animals+in+the+livestock+industry&view=detail&mid=BE1ABE95516E78A424C4BE1ABE95516E78A424C4&first=0&FORM=NVPFVR


Identify the differences between the two

Identify the Differences Between the Two!


Best indicator of a country s wealth

Best Indicator of a Country’s Wealth?

  • An affluent diet is a symbol of wealth

  • Affluent diet includes animal protein

  • When incomes are high people tend to buy more meat


Beef and the livestock industry

Beef and the Livestock Industry

  • 38% of total income in the livestockand poultry marketing comes from beef

  • Marketing behind “Certified” programs

  • 51 % black and 50% Angus

  • 100% of the animal is used

  • Bone/Blood meal, kidneys, tongue, tail, liver and tripe (intestines)


Beef breeds

Beef Breeds

Braham

Charolais

Hereford

Black Simmental

Wagyu

Limousin


Beef operations

Beef Operations

  • Cow/calf production

  • Cows breed every year to produce calves (Typically small herds)

    2. Purebred Producers

  • Registered pure bred animals

    3. Cattle Feeders

  • Feeds animals for slaughter


Leading beef producing states

Leading Beef Producing States

  • Texas has more cattle than any state in the United States with 13.2 million cattle

  • Kentucky has more cattle than any state east of the Mississippi River with 2.1 million


Beef production

Beef Production

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Beef utilizes roughages that would otherwise waste

  • Labor requirements may be low

  • There is a high demand for meat

  • Cattle feeding is a high risk business

  • It takes longer to develop a cattle herd and increase numbers than it does other livestock


Why can cattle digest roughage

Why can Cattle Digest Roughage?

  • Cattle are ruminate animals

  • So are sheep and goats

  • Ruminate – having four compartments inside one stomach

  • Their stomachs have extra bacteria to digest cellulose found in plants


Beef breed angus

Beef Breed – Angus


Dairy breed holstein

Dairy Breed – Holstein


Exit slip

Exit Slip

  • Name the three beef production systems used in the beef industry.

  • Describe a beef cow/calf operation.


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