Nearly 75% Of U.S. Cattle Are Black-Hided; A Look Behind The Numbers
Black-hided. It’s the initial requirement ... For example, Canada lags the U.S. in black Angus influence, so they applied a 40% black factor to total imported Canadian fed cattle for each year. They estimated Mexican feeder cattle at 20% black.
Is Grass-Fed Beef Better? A Look Into How Much of America’s Land is Used for Cattle-Grazing
In fact, cattle-grazing comes with it’s own host of problems, making it a less than friendly solution. Developed land in the U.S. makes up a total of 3 percent of the total land and is home to 75% of the population, while rural residential land makes up ...
Regarding live cattle and beef prices; the question is how high?
Live cattle futures reacted in a positive fashion to the recent ... to assuming that declining per capita beef consumption means lower beef demand. The U.S. and world population increases every year. In 2002 beef consumption per capita was 67.6 pounds ...
Mad cow testing: What is the goal?
In setting up its new program to test U.S. cattle for mad cow disease ... believes the government will collect as many samples as possible out of the total U.S. high-risk population of 446,000 cows. But, he adds, “There’s no way to get every one.”
Beef Research Money Tied to Record Low Cattle Population
In 1988, the U.S. cattle population was at 116 million, meaning it has fallen 25 percent since the Checkoff’s first year of operation. But the money hasn’t fallen nearly as drastically as the herd. Total revenue for the Checkoff was $46.9 million in 1988.