Animal Welfare http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/30091/more en 4 tips to winterize the ranch before blizzards hit http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-winterize-ranch-blizzards-hit <div class="node-body blog-body">Winter weather is just around the corner. Is your ranch ready?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-winterize-ranch-blizzards-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-winterize-ranch-blizzards-hit#comments Animal Welfare Farm Life Management Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000 107421 at http://beefmagazine.com 8 ideas for developing an old, productive cow herd http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/8-ideas-developing-old-productive-cow-herd <div class="field-byline"> Dan E. Gary </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Help your clients combine good selection, a little feed and timely culling to create cows with longevity and greater profit.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/8-ideas-developing-old-productive-cow-herd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/8-ideas-developing-old-productive-cow-herd#comments Animal Welfare Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:35:00 +0000 107281 at http://beefmagazine.com Giving cattle injections? Do it right http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/giving-cattle-injections-do-it-right <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BQA guidelines have helped cattle producers reduce blemishes at injection sites.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/giving-cattle-injections-do-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/giving-cattle-injections-do-it-right#comments Animal Health Animal Welfare Beef Quality Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:32:00 +0000 107041 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Correct product, correct procedure, correct needle: Those are the keys to a successful and certified vaccination process.</p> BQA tip: When in doubt, change that needle out http://beefmagazine.com/animal-health/bqa-tip-when-doubt-change-needle-out <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using a dull needle when working cattle can result in pain for the animal and carcass lesions in the packing plant.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-health/bqa-tip-when-doubt-change-needle-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-health/bqa-tip-when-doubt-change-needle-out#comments Animal Health Animal Welfare Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0000 106101 at http://beefmagazine.com Stocker operators: Focus on managing wellness outcomes to reduce risk http://beefmagazine.com/blog/stocker-operators-focus-managing-wellness-outcomes-reduce-risk <div class="node-body blog-body">“When we manage for wellness, fewer animals get sick and fewer non-sick animals are treated,” explains Robin Falkner, a Zoetis technical services veterinarian who works with Timberlawn. “This reduces stressful interactions with starting groups and frees up personnel time to focus on husbandry and stockman activities. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/stocker-operators-focus-managing-wellness-outcomes-reduce-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/stocker-operators-focus-managing-wellness-outcomes-reduce-risk#comments Animal Health Animal Welfare Cattle Economics Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:35:00 +0000 105911 at http://beefmagazine.com HSUS targets beef checkoff; NCBA vows to take stand http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hsus-targets-beef-checkoff-ncba-vows-take-stand <div class="node-body blog-body">NCBA stands up to HSUS after the animal rights organization makes a move to weaken beef checkoff program. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hsus-targets-beef-checkoff-ncba-vows-take-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hsus-targets-beef-checkoff-ncba-vows-take-stand#comments Animal Welfare Ranching Beef Quality Agenda Animal Activists BEEF Daily Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 105351 at http://beefmagazine.com Vegan criticism is fuel for my fire http://beefmagazine.com/blog/vegan-criticism-fuel-my-fire <div class="node-body blog-body">Negative feedback from an animal rights activist inspires this beef producer and blogger to do more. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/vegan-criticism-fuel-my-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/vegan-criticism-fuel-my-fire#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Farm Operations Agenda Animal Activists BEEF Daily Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104751 at http://beefmagazine.com Activist faces jail time for offering water to pigs in a trailer http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activist-faces-jail-time-offering-water-pigs-trailer <div class="node-body blog-body">An animal rights activist has been charged with criminal mischief after she offered water to pigs through the slats of a semi-trailer headed to a packing plant. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activist-faces-jail-time-offering-water-pigs-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activist-faces-jail-time-offering-water-pigs-trailer#comments Animal Welfare Ranching Beef Quality Animal Activists BEEF Daily Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104501 at http://beefmagazine.com Chipotle sparks farmer outrage over soda cup http://beefmagazine.com/blog/chipotle-sparks-farmer-outrage-over-soda-cup <div class="node-body blog-body">Three points we need to be making to consumers about Chipotle’s false claims regarding animal agriculture.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/chipotle-sparks-farmer-outrage-over-soda-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/chipotle-sparks-farmer-outrage-over-soda-cup#comments Communication Animal Welfare Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 103861 at http://beefmagazine.com Activists push for vegan lifestyle through billboard campaigns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activists-push-vegan-lifestyle-through-billboard-campaigns <div class="node-body blog-body">Activist billboards encourage road travelers to adopt a vegan lifestyle. Here’s how the beef industry should respond. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activists-push-vegan-lifestyle-through-billboard-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/activists-push-vegan-lifestyle-through-billboard-campaigns#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Agenda Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 31 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101901 at http://beefmagazine.com