Students take beef tour of Texas Panhandle

Animal science students took part in the Texas Panhandle Beef Production Tour from May 12-15 and studied all facets of beef production from cow/calf operations to the final retail product. The tour included educational visits to Triangle Ranch, Cargill Beef, Ferrell-Ross Manufacturing, OT Feedyard, Cactus Feedyard, Sweet Bran, Hartley Feeders, Five Rivers and R.A. Brown Ranch. The students also enjoyed meeting Dr. R. Hollis Klett and representatives from Zoetis Animal Health and Elanco. The group was accompanied by Dr. Tryon Wickersham, Dr. Jason Sawyer, Dr. David Forrest and Amber Skinner. The Jim Theeck ’65 Beef Cattle Seminar has been held for three consecutive years.


For more information regarding news from the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, please contact Courtney Coufal at or (979) 845-1542.

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