SPONSORED CONTENT – The Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo held April 8-10 in Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Convention Center is where the region’s best ranchers and landowners will come to see what’s new. With more than 4,000 attendees, the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo is the region’s largest ranching and cattle industry event.
Take a stroll through the more than 250 exhibitors with everything from ranch equipment, vehicles and supplies to professional services, clothing and even live animals. Whether you’re looking for feed, AI consultants or a pair of new boots, we’ve got something for everyone!
The expo opens on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. For more information, including a full schedule and expo day passes, cattleraisersconvention.com.
Learning Lounge: A Special Feature in the Cattle Raisers Expo
Take a seat in the Learning Lounge in the Expo and learn about practical matters of ranching. Consult your 2016 Convention Handbook, available on-site, for specific program times.
Why Did She Eat That?
Understanding cattle digestion from the inside out will help you make better nutrition management decisions. This interactive program will show you the bovine rumen, as you have never seen it before.
Live demonstrations of Brush Busters equipment suggestions plus individual plant treatment and timing for specific brush species make this session a must-attend.
Tagging and Implanting: Where and How
Come prepared to work! This session will give you hands-on experience with tagging and implanting locations and techniques.
Vaccine and Antibiotic Stewardship
Have you ever had a batch of vaccine that just didn’t work? It might have been compromised. Learn the best ways to store and administer your product for the highest efficacy and best return on investment.
Give Our Consumers the Best Possible Eating Experience
What if your dinner one night included evidence of an injection site right in the middle of your nice, juicy steak? While the incidence of injection site problems has decreased, it’s more important than ever that we remain vigilant with our injection-site placement. This session will show you the effects an injection can have on meat.
Meat Cutting Demonstrations
Want to know where your meat comes from? Come watch meat scientists break down primals into whole muscle cuts and the retail products you buy.