BQA concerns itself with practices throughout the production process, mainly dealing with animal health, food safety and product quality. No matter what the segment, from the cow-calf producer to the dinner plate, each step affects quality as well as the eating satisfaction of consumer. BQA works with veterinarians and extension educators to conduct trainings for feedlots, livestock auction markets, anybody who handles cattle frequently. We train people and keep them updated on latest animal health issues, products, and practices.
UNL Extension Educator Rob Eirich is the director of beef quality assurance (BQA) for the state of Nebraska.The position is a partnership between UNL, Nebraska Cattlemen, and the Nebraska Beef Council. Eirich is based at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff. Phone: Panhandle Center, 308-632-1230 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Audits and Assessments in beef cattle production, Rob Eirich
Nebraska BQA: Antibiotic Use Guidelines, Rob Eirich
Nebraska BQA: Effective cattle handling, Rob Eirich
Nebraska BQA: Handling compromised animals, Rob Eirich
Nebraska BQA: Herd health plan/protocol, Rob Eirich