Better with Beef
Better With Beef strives to provide Coloradans and beef consumers with dependable and accurate information about beef and beef production. We are compiling an online catalog of resources to easily access important research and information about the beef industry. This information addresses the societal, environmental, and economic demands of our future and how beef relates to these demands, because Colorado truly is #BetterwithBeef.
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Colorado Cattlemen's Association and Colorado Livestock Association have partnered together to create this online catalog of resources that covers the true story of beef production, using the best science and research available. Better With Beef was created in an effort to not only provide accurate information about beef production, but to also address misleading claims about the beef industry. It is important that consumers and producers have a dependable source that is not intending to lead them astray from the facts. Better with Beef strives to provide this.
Better with Beef
Including high-quality protein, like lean beef, in the diet can make it easy to get all the essential nutrients you need for a healthy lifestyle for relatively few calories. When compared to sources of plant protein, a 3-ounce serving of lean beef offers the most protein with the fewest calories.
In 1945 the average beef yield per live animal in the U.S. was 120lbs. By 2016, this average yield increased by 129% to 275lbs per animal. Improvements to the U.S. beef production in the world, have reduced the number of cattle and resources needed per unit of protein.