Cornell University: Don’t send cows to market that are not fit to transport

Given that there may be a rush to get cull cows to market, there are some key factors to animal well-being that need to be taken into consideration. This is especially true if cows will have to be transported longer distances to get to a processing facility.

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Other resources:

https://blogs.cornell.edu/beefcattle/covid-19/

USDA-NYS Livestock Auction Reports

Checklist for Fitness for Transport

EUTHANASIA GUIDELINES-2019

Transportation guidelines-2019

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By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.