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Penned beef heifers stressed, sedentary and experience delayed puberty

Sep 5, 2017
Findings offer guidance for ranchers

By Chris Branam | News Story

Cows witnessing wolf attacks suffer PTSD-like symptoms, new research shows

May 4, 2017
Stress response could lead to lower pregnancy rates, lighter calves, and sickness

By Chris Branam | News Story

Rangeland researchers advise smaller cows for better herd results

Mar 23, 2017
Larger cows not as efficient at weaning when there's not much to chew on

By Chris Branam | News Story

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Is beef with liver flukes safe to eat?

I'm in the process of buying some grassfed beef through an Oregon coast farmer on Craigslist. The beef was recently processed and is ready to pick up, however we won't be getting any liver as the cows had liver flukes. I'm wondering if liver flukes affect the rest of the animal/meat quality and...

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