Beef Tenderness and the Shear Force Test

Tenderness is critical to the meat-eating experience. Nobody enjoys sinking their teeth into a tough steak. A tried-and-true method of testing beef tenderness is the plain old taste test. These days, however, there are ways to objectively measure the precise tenderness of a cut of beef. The Warner-Bratzler Shear Force Test The Warner-Bratzler shear force… Continue reading Beef Tenderness and the Shear Force Test

Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?

It’s a commonly accepted fact—just check out our cattle breed guide or any other resource that allows for a comparison of beef and dairy breed temperaments. While no bull is entirely safe, dairy bulls are just downright dangerous. Here are some of the reasons why. Genetics Because as a general rule dairy farming is intensive… Continue reading Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?