Extension

 

Date of this Version

2004

Comments

© 2004, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension. All rights reserved.

Abstract

This NebFact discusses the key points used by USDA-FSIS veterinary inspectors to classify cattle as being under or over 30 months of age. Age helps determine which carcasses will be segregated for removal of "specified risk materials" associated with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).