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BQA – Cattle Processing and Injection Site Management




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BUL 923
Pub. Date: 2018

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Successful beef producers know that beef quality assurance requires keeping cattle healthy throughout their lives. Since cattle can get sick, preventing and treating disease means processing cattle to administer vaccines and antibiotics as part of a holistic animal health program to boost cattle’s immunities and protect them against various diseases.

This publication describes best management practices for handling cattle, giving injections when needed, and keeping records. It also describes how to give injections and how to handle vaccines and other health products.

BQA = Beef Quality Assurance. Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state-implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions. BQA guidelines are designed to make certain all beef consumers can take pride in what they purchase – and can trust and have confidence in the entire beef industry.

Author: Leslie Nunn

3 pages

University of Idaho Extension

 

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E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
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