Archive for June 2016

Applying Reflective Pigment to the Dorsal Surface of Cattle to Reduce Heating by Sunlight

By: Elsie J. McCoy and Steve J. Bartle

Heat stress in feedlot cattle has serious animal welfare and economic implications. Documented feedlot cattle losses have exceeded 5,000 head in seven of the last 20 years, and non-death costs are estimated at five to 10 times greater than death losses (Mader, 2014). Environmental conditions including ambient temperature, humidity, wind, and solar radiation can affect heat load.

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Beef Bites

Lets lighten things up this weekend with this delicious Grilled Skirt Steak & Arugula Salad!  Ingredients: Skirt Steak 1 pound…

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