Survey of beef quality assurance on California dairies.

  title={Survey of beef quality assurance on California dairies.},
  author={Sharif S Aly and H A Rossow and G. Acetoze and Terry W. Lehenbauer and Michael A Payne and Deanne Meyer and John Maas and Bruce R Hoar},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={97 3},
In October 2011, a mail and online survey of California dairy personnel was conducted to assess producer familiarity with and support of the Dairy Animal Care and Quality Assurance (DACQA) program. The DACQA program addresses cattle of all ages (birth to culling) and standard practices that affect the use of dairy cattle for beef. The survey was mailed to a random sample of 1,071 California dairies (65%) stratified by county, proportional to the number of dairies in each respective county. Data… CONTINUE READING