National Beef to expand Iowa premium facility
To encourage fatty marbling these Black Angus cattle eat a diet of high moisture corn and corn silage Each will reach a market weight of 1500 pounds before being transported for processing Roughly 80 percent of the Jacas cattle are Black Angus The breed is noted for producing tender juicy and more flavorful meat than other breeds
While cow/calf producers in the southeastern U.S. have long favored a spring calving season, new research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates possible advantages of a fall calving season.
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