Beef Field Trip-June 18, 2020 McKenzie Davison, Illinois Beef Association

Recorded Zoom presentation available here

Welcome to our Beef Field Trip with McKenzie Davison, Illinois Beef Association Intern.

Illinois Animal Ag Leading Counties

Looking to purchase beef locally? https://www.illinoisbeef.com/membership/local-beef-directory

Illinois AITC Ag Mag http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Beef%20Ag%20Mag%20for%20Web_FINAL.PDF

Illinois AITC Beef Readers http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/TerraNova/clr_beefnews.pdf

Illinois AITC Beef Young Readers http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/Young%20Reader%20Fact%20Sheets/BeefYoungReader.pdf

Breeds of Cattle http://www.thecattlesite.com/breeds/beef/

Animal Health https://www.watchusgrow.org/2017/01/02/raising-kids-and-cattle-its-all-about-choices/

THE IMPORTANCE OF SALT!! Look for info here on why cattle need salt! https://www.beefmagazine.com/mag/beef_dont_short_salt

Grassfed vs. Corn Fed. https://www.watchusgrow.org/2017/11/06/should-cattle-really-be-eating-corn/

Animal Care and Dr. Temple Grandin

Beef and Sustainability

Books:

Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery

Temple Grandin the Girl Who Though in Pictures by Julia Finney Mosca

Beef Cattle in the Story of Agriculture by Susan Anderson and JoAnne Buggy

Amazing Grazing by Cris Peterson

Little Joe by Sandra Neil Wallace

The Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts

Practical County Drama Queen

Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Perry

Steering Toward Normal by Rebecca Petruck

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