Antibiotics is a hot topic in the livestock industry. Consumer are concerned about antibiotic use and residue in their meat. This category is for all articles and information regarding antibiotic in the cattle industry.
Did you know all poultry and livestock treated with antibiotics must go through a specific withdrawal period before they are processed to ensure the antibiotics have left the animal’s system. Pu...Read More
Source: http://www.agonthe4front.com/difference-in-antibiotics-hormones/ In conversations about animal care and welfare, antibiotics and hormones often get bundled together. They are often associated ...Read More
By Bruce Treffer, UNL Extension Educator All multi-cellular organisms contain hormones. Photo courtesy of Troy Walz. There are a lot of concerns and mixed messages about hormones in beef. There are a ...Read More
Do organic animals get sick and if so, what does that farmer or rancher use to treat the animal? If an animal that is being raised for food using organic production practices becomes sick, the farmer/...Read More
BY DR. RICHARD RAYMOND From what I have been reading lately, it appears to me that the next big fight over agriculture’s ability to provide consumers with plentiful, safe and affordable meat and po...Read More
Did you know that all meat and dairy products are antibiotic free? If farmers use antibiotics on livestock, by law that animal must go through a withdrawal period to ensure the drug is no longer in th...Read More
By Michelle Miller, Farm Babe http://www.farmbabe.org/ Published: November 08, 2016 Thanksgiving is almost upon us and it’s time to bite into that big juicy slice of turkey. But have you ever notice...Read More