Where's the beef? - It's everywhere


Did you know that beef cattle produce much more thanjust meat or the hide for a few leather coats?

A 1200-pound market steer will yield approximately 650 pounds of meat, so nearly all of the remaining weight of the slaughtered beef animal is recovered for use in by-products. Beef by-products are something made from beef cattle besides meat.

Beef by-products are used in your vehicle, medications, crafting supplies, makeup and your favorite candy.

As we all know, beef cattle produce hamburger, steaks, roasts and ribs; but did you know that it takes 26 beef pancreases to produce enough insuli...

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