Beef Cattle - Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program
The goal of every beef producer should be to produce the highest-quality animals possible. A critical part is the way animal health practices are administered. Following recommended guidelines when giving medications and vaccines results in healthier animals, fewer carcass blemishes and a more wholesome food product. Managing cattle with the goal of producing a wholesome food product results in beef that consumers can purchase with confidence.
When working with cattle, it is important to do the job right. Producers need to learn how to correctly perform recommended management practices. This will include vaccinations, implanting, castrating, deworming and other practices.
"SP695-Managing Cattle for a Wholesome Food Product," The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, SP695 07-0126, http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_agexani/47