6 Trending Headlines: What cow size is right for you? PLUS: An inside look at animal rights

Burt Rutherford, Senior Editor

September 14, 2015

6 Slides

The question about cow size is debated often, but it seems there are more opinions than answers. Is 1,600 pounds too big? Is 1,000 pounds too small? The only way to know for your operation is to keep good records, says one expert. Read about that and more in this week’s Trending Headlines.

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About the Author(s)

Burt Rutherford

Senior Editor, BEEF Magazine

Burt Rutherford is director of content and senior editor of BEEF. He has nearly 40 years’ experience communicating about the beef industry. A Colorado native and graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in agricultural journalism, he now works from his home base in Colorado. He worked as communications director for the North American Limousin Foundation and editor of the Western Livestock Journal before spending 21 years as communications director for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. He works to keep BEEF readers informed of trends and production practices to bolster the bottom line.

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