Date of this Version
24th Range Beef Cow Symposium, Nov. 17-19, 2015, Loveland, Colo.
Reality of Societal Concerns
1. Society and beef consumers are becoming increasingly aware of animal welfare concerns
2. There are several on-farm and on-ranch husbandry procedures under scrutiny
3. Some European countries mandate the use of analgesia with surgical procedures (e.g. castration) older than 2 months of age