Is All The Industry Buzz Over Animal Welfare Warranted?

 Is the North American cattle industry attaching too much significance to the animal welfare debate?  Kee Jim, DVM, a founding partner of Feedlot Health Management Services (FHMS) Ltd., in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, says animal husbandry is an important priority, but doesn’t warrant the amount of industry attention it’s currently generating.

FHMS ( is a consulting company providing comprehensive heard health programs, veterinary and production consulting services, field veterinary services, and computerized individual animal data recording systems to feedlots throughout western Canada and the U.S.

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