Everything A Kid (And Mom) Should Know About Beef & Cattle
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Where Cattle Come From In The World
India has the largest cattle inventory in the world followed by Brazil and China. More...
Where Cattle Come From In The United States
Texas has the largest cattle inventory in the United States followed by Nebraska and Kansas. More...
Where Beef Comes From
The United States is the largest producer of beef in the world followed by Brazil and the EU-27. More...
Countries With The Most Exports Of Beef
India is the largest beef exporter in the world followed by Brazil and Australia. More...
Countries With The Most Imports Of Beef
The United States is the largest importer of beef followed by Russia and Japan. More...
Countries With The Most Consumption of Beef
The United States is the largest consumer of beef in the world followed by Brazil and the EU-27. More...
are over 800 breeds of cattle are recognized worldwide, some of which
adapted to the local climate, others which were bred by humans for
specialized uses. More...
intact (i.e., not castrated) adult male is called a bull. A wild,
young, unmarked bull is known as a micky in Australia. An unbranded
bovine of either sex is called a maverick in the USA and Canada. More...
is part of a healthful, balanced diet and provides many important
nutrients. Beef's by-products are also used in a variety of products.
Beef's blood, fats, hooves, skin and hair are all used in different
have one stomach with four compartments. They are the rumen, reticulum,
omasum, and abomasum, with the rumen being the largest compartment. More...
Glossary of Beef Production Terms
(of selection)--Correlation between an animal's unknown actual breeding
value and a calculated estimated breeding value. More...
Beef Choices: Grain, Grass, Organic & Branded
producers offer a variety of beef choices to meet the changing
lifestyles and nutritional needs of consumers. While each offers
something different, they all share three common values: taste,
nutrition and safety. More...
Beef: American Primal Cuts
following is a list of the American primal cuts. Beef carcasses are
split along the axis of symmetry into "halves", then across into front
and back "quarters" (forequarters and hindquarters). More...
Cooking And Preparing Beef
Grilling is cooking the beef over or under a high radiant heat source, generally in excess of 650 °F (343 °C). More...
**Source: Rob Cook