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animals may or may not receive FDA-approved
antibiotics to treat, prevent or control disease
and/or growth promoting hormones.
The grains a farmer chooses for feeding
their cattle are also dependent on location,
weather conditions and grain commodity prices.
Corn is often a prime grain energy source
for grain-fed beef, but other grain commodities such as wheat, milo and barley may also
be used. The energy-dense foods help the animals gain weight and marbling before slaughter.
Ruminant nutritionists work closely with beef
producers to ensure the cattle meet the necessary dietary requirements.
Whether in search of grain-fed or grass-fed
beef, the category has seen an increase in the
demand for all beef since 1998. This increase is
most notable with USDA Choice, which has seen
gains since 2005 in terms of grading percentage, from about 53% to more than 70%, according to Shawn Darcy, senior director, marketing
research, NCBA. Nielsen numbers also demonstrate growing demand for grass-fed beef. The

Grass- and grain-fed
beef essentially have the
same nutrient makeup
when it comes to
vitamins and minerals,
though grass-fed beef
is typically lower in
calories and fat than
grain-fed beef.

better-for-you beef segment continues to outpace the total beef category up over +40%, based
on June's numbers.
"The great thing about beef is there are
options for what every consumer prefers," Darcy
concluded. "Consumers often describe a quality eating experience as something that is fresh,
juicy and tender - all things that align to the profile of a USDA Choice/Prime product that represents almost 80% of graded beef."
With more than 700,000 cattle farms and
ranches in the United States and an average herd
size of 40, today's consumers have a multitude of
choices when it comes to purchasing beef.

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