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FAQ About Using Custom-Exempt Slaughter and Processing Facilities in Oregon

Sep 2019
If livestock producers in Oregon wish to sell meat, they must have their livestock slaughtered and processed at a USDA-inspected facility. Some producers have chosen to sell live animals, which the customers, as the new owners, can then have processed at a “custom-exempt,” state licensed facility.

By Lauren Gwin | Publication

Looking Forward to a Beef Harvest

Apr 2019
This article focuses on how to get your beef animal to a proper weight for harvesting. It looks at size and type of animal and some examples of rates of gain needed to reach a weight that provides good beef for you. It also provides some advice on feeding regimens for success.

By Shelby Filley | Article