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  • Aug 15, 2013
    blog

    Industry Keeps Its Cool Amid Zilmax™ Ban, Angus Defects 15

    The beef industry remains calm while two major issues rocks the boat; the Angus Association announces a new genetic defect and the Tyson controversy over Merck's Zilmax continues to brew. Here's the latest....More
  • Aug 1, 2013
    blog

    Beef Industry Faces A Dilemma Over Use Of Beta-Agonists 11

    The issue of beta-agonists, as well as hormones, isn’t a simple one as there also are consumer perception issues, trade issues, and quality concerns as well, associated with their use....More
  • Jun 6, 2013
    blog

    Feeder Responds Positively To Tyson FarmCheck™ Audits 3

    Last fall, you may have read about Tyson Foods' announcement of a new audit program, called Tyson FarmCheck™, that aims to ensure responsible on-farm treatment of animals. This multi-species program will include an animal welfare and handling audit at the feedlot level....More
  • Jan 1, 2013
    video

    Managing The Challenges Of Urban Sprawl

    When the Horton Feedlot and Research Center was first established outside of Wellington, CO, it was well out in the country. In the ensuing years, the city has crept closer and closer and threatens to eventually surround the operation. Having city neighbors that close presents lots of challenges. But it presents lots of opportunities, too. Travis Horton explains....More

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