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Dairy-Beef Quality Assurance


A workshop titled “Dairy-Beef Quality Workshop: Focus on Culling Management” was held September 25-26, 2009, at the UF Animal Sciences Building in Gainesville, FL. About 45 people attended. This workshop aimed to help dairy producers get the most out of animals removed from the herd.
Videos of the presentations, including audio, van be seen below. This workshop was sponsored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.


Videos of Presentations

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Chad Carr - The Situation
David Bray - Culling Factors
Albert De Vries - Culling Statistics and Economics
Panel Disscussion - Reciprocation
Todd Thrift - Market Cow and Bull Audit
Ken Kenyon, Keystone Foods - Industry Perspective
Chad Carr - Factors Affecting Cull Market Value (part 1)
Chad Carr - Factors Affecting Cull Market Value (part 2)
Owen Rae and Matt Hersom - Residue Avoidance
Panel Discussion, Moderated by Todd  Thrift - Considerations with Culling Dairy Cattle
Chad Carr, Moderating with Others - Carcass Evaluation with Market Breakdown

Cow In Grass