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A comprehensive life cycle assessment of the beef value chain in the United States is being conducted to provide benchmarks and identify opportunities for improvement. Region-specific data are being collected to accurately characterize cattle production practices. This study reports production...

Author(s)
Asem-Hiablie, S.; Rotz, C. A.; Stout, R.; Fisher, K.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Champaign, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2017, 33, 4, pp 461-471
Abstract

The Southwestern US is a five-state region that has supported animal agriculture since the late 16th Century when European settlers crossed the Rio Grande into present day west Texas and southern New Mexico with herds of cattle, sheep, goats and horses. For the past 400 years the rangeland...

Author(s)
Havstad, K. M.; Brown, J. R.; Estell, R.; Elias, E.; Rango, A.; Steele, C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2018, 148, 3, pp 371-386
Abstract

Inadequate nutrient intake during late gestation can cause cow bodyweight (BW) loss and influence cow reproductive performance and subsequent productivity of steer progeny. Therefore, a 7-year study with a 3×3 arrangement of treatments was conducted at Corona Range and Livestock Research Centre,...

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Mulliniks, J. T.; Sawyer, J. E.; Harrelson, F. W.; Mathis, C. P.; Cox, S. H.; Löest, C. A.; Petersen, M. K.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2016, 56, 12, pp 1998-2003
Abstract

In 2010, the top ten beef cattle producing states in the United States were Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, California, South Dakota, Missouri, Colorado and Minnesota. US beef cattle production is concentrated in states west of Minnesota. Rainfall is the factor that plays the greatest role ...

Author(s)
Ozherel'ev, V. N.; Ozherel'eva, M. V.; Kisten', T. N.
Publisher
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaistvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatii, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaĭstvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatiĭ, 2013, No.5, pp 72-75

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