Animal Welfare http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/30091/more en How HSUS is attempting to ban bacon & eggs in Massachusetts http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts <div class="node-body blog-body">The Humane Society of the United States has introduced a ballot measure in Massachusetts to ban the sales of pork and eggs produced from modern facilities. This doesn’t bode well for both farmers and consumers. Here’s what you need to know. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts#comments Regulation Animal Welfare Retail Animal Activists BEEF Daily Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92491 at http://beefmagazine.com How an HSUS employee scandal reveals incompetency of animal rights organization http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization <div class="node-body blog-body">An employee of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has been accused of embezzling more than $31,000 in funds from donors. What’s worse is how HSUS manages the money it receives from well-intentioned animal lovers. Find out why in today’s blog. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization#comments Animal Welfare Cow-Calf Business Animal Activists BEEF Daily Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90621 at http://beefmagazine.com Why the NYT article on MARC is wrong & what it might mean for animal ag research http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/why-nyt-article-marc-wrong-what-it-might-mean-animal-ag-research <div class="field-byline"> By Alison Van Eenennaam </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ack in January, The New York Times published an article that painted the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in a very negative light. Will the fallout from that article stifle future research in animal agriculture? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/why-nyt-article-marc-wrong-what-it-might-mean-animal-ag-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/why-nyt-article-marc-wrong-what-it-might-mean-animal-ag-research#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 89831 at http://beefmagazine.com Why I disagree with Temple Grandin on reteaching predator instincts in cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-disagree-temple-grandin-reteaching-predator-instincts-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Temple Grandin recently generated some controversy over her comments that ranchers need to reteach their herds to have better protective instincts against predators. Here’s why I believe “re-wilding” cattle is a bad idea and docility should be a top priority for today’s cattle producers. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-disagree-temple-grandin-reteaching-predator-instincts-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-disagree-temple-grandin-reteaching-predator-instincts-cattle#comments Cattle Handling Seedstock Animal Welfare Cow-Calf Ranch Management Beef Quality Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88841 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef producers, consumers must find common ground on production ethics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics <div class="node-body blog-body">As food producers, we can’t say to consumers: “Growing food is a noble cause, but it’s none of your business how we do it.’” Here's why cattle producers and consumers must find middle ground. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/cattle-economics">Cattle Economics</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Beef Advocacy Cattle Economics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:30:00 +0000 87951 at http://beefmagazine.com How does the beef industry know which issues are critical? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical <div class="node-body blog-body">Livestock producers failed to appreciate early on the gravity of the animal welfare movement, and sustainability is likely the next such issue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Business Sustainability Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:00 +0000 86561 at http://beefmagazine.com It’s time to burn our boats and signal no retreat to anti-meat activists http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists <div class="node-body blog-body">I don’t think I’ve ever before seen such a level of concern as that plaguing folks in the beef industry who have been dealing with the looming release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Animal Activists My View From The Country Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:00 +0000 86571 at http://beefmagazine.com 7 Trending Headlines: BSE rears its ugly head; and old rules of thumb can be misleading http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading <div class="node-body gallery-body">The news has been wide ranging, capped by the announcement that Canada has discovered another case of BSE. But that’s not all the news that affects you. From animal welfare to wins and losses in court, the news has been varied and interesting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading#comments Animal Welfare Business Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:23:00 +0000 86461 at http://beefmagazine.com Is the New York Times naïve about MARC or intentionally misleading? http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading <div class="node-body article-body">The New York Times article on the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center underscores how a naïve media can affect public opinion and how animal rights groups take advantage of this naïveté. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading#comments Animal Welfare Animal Activists Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:33:00 +0000 86311 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: UNL stands behind MARC research, PLUS: California high school achieves nearly 100% FFA enrollment http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi <div class="node-body gallery-body">The annual Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio drew to a close Saturday with strong support behind both the current beef checkoff and efforts to enhance and increase the program going forward. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Business Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:37:00 +0000 86061 at http://beefmagazine.com