What Happens in a Cattle Feedlot – People Behind The Beef

Beef Runner

(In case you missed it, check out the first part of this series about my introduction to feedlots as a kid to learn where my interest for feeding cattle began.)

feed mill sunriseDuring the next few years, my interest in the cattle business grew even stronger. I focused on college courses in nutrition and managing feedlot cattle. The semester of graduation, I secured a job with JBS Fiver Rivers Cattle Feeding. I would be working in their feedlot in Dalhart, Texas with 60,000 head of cattle. That is like have 60,000 kids to feed and look after each day.

I was hired on as a management trainee, working in the cattle department. During my time there, I was charged with managing the receiving and shipping operations of the feedlot. I looked over the care of cattle as they walked off the truck, arrived in the pens, went through the processing barn to…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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