Many individuals have emerged recently as strong critics of animal production, particularly grain feeding of cattle, and have used exaggerated information, perhaps intentionally or because of ignorance, regarding cattle production. Critics' claims that 20 pounds of grain are required to produce one pound of beef are refuted. The conversion from grass to grain feeding of slaughter cattle is discussed along with the accusation that cattle are competing for our food supply.



food supply, grain-fed cattle

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