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New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

In this May 21, 2017 photo, cows rest in a paddock on a farm near Invercargill, New Zealand. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd. Politicians and industry leaders announced …

Where’s The Beef? | FiveThirtyEight

Every December, the ranching staff at a Texas Panhandle dairy farm owned by the Braum’s burgers-and-ice-cream chain conducts an audit of its cattle herd. Most years, the audit is nothing more than a bland bookkeeping exercise, the i-dotting and t-crossing of maintaining a 38-square-mile ranch on the Texas-Oklahoma border. But last …

Why Argentina isn’t sharing its famous steaks anymore – Quartz

Argentina’s steaks are world-renowned, but good luck finding one these days. Argentines have become oddly bashful about sharing their beef. That’s what their country’s mind-boggling red meat exports suggest, anyway: Argentina now ships less than 7% of its beef. The current insularity of Argentina’s beef industry is especially surprising considering that …

Quote of the Day

  “It’s like we are in a shed of cows, waiting their turn for slaughtering. After what happened with my sons, I hate all the people; I even hate myself.”   ~MUSSALAM SHALOUF, who had one son executed by Hamas and another jailed on suspicion that they were collaborating with …

The Real Guy’s Guide To Steak

Learning how to properly cook, order, and eat a steak is pretty much a rite of passage in American culture, so you’ve probably already got this stuff down, if you’re a real guy. You are a real guy, right? Like BIC Razors on Facebook to learn more about the real …