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2 Ranchers Feed the Community Livestock Market Veterinarians Bank Feed store Grocery store hardware store Schools & churches Truck dealer, repair shop, gas station Shows/fairs Restaurants Medical care Homes, furniture

3 We feed the nation We feed the nation

4 We feed the world We feed the world

5 Got Milk? You bet--plus cheese, butter & ice cream! Got Milk? You bet--plus cheese, butter & ice cream!

6 Americans are worlds top consumers of ice cream! Texas 2nd in U.S. for production; Texans eat 60+ gallons each yearly.

7 million cattle fed in 2,189 U.S. feedlots 62% of cattle fed in TX, OK, KS, NM, CO million cattle fed in 2,189 U.S. feedlots 62% of cattle fed in TX, OK, KS, NM, CO

8 10 feedlots 20 feedlots feedlot Big Picture: Cattle Feeding

9 Texas: Fed Cattle Slaughter Plants Amarillo Booker Cactus Childress Corpus Christi Friona Hereford Plainview

10 7, 100,000,000 lbs or enough to feed 102,898,550 people for a year 7, 100,000,000 lbs or enough to feed 102,898,550 people for a year 500 lbs/meat/carcass x 69 lbs consumption per year Beef product produced from this area:

11 Hamburgers! Cheeseburgers! 5.4 billion a year Hamburgers! Cheeseburgers! 5.4 billion a year

12 Texas: countrys top producer of sheep and goats

13 Ham-let?

14 800,000 head 144,000 20, , ,000 Swine Permits for 50 operations; 5.6 million hogs 800,000

15 333,320,000 lbs or enough to feed 6,535,686 people for a year 333,320,000 lbs or enough to feed 6,535,686 people for a year 130 lbs/meat/carcass x 51 lbs consumption per year Pork product produced from this area:

16 Americans Love Their Dogs! 20 billion+ hot dogs eaten in 2001! Enough to stretch hot dogs to the moon & back almost four times! Five Texas cities in top 10 dog towns! San Antonio Corpus Christi Dallas Fort Worth Houston

17 Participation vs. Commitment

18 Texas produced 4.7 billion eggs in % of the nations total Texas produced 4.7 billion eggs in % of the nations total Eggs used in everything from cookies, breads, ice cream, to puddings and mayonnaise Eggs used in everything from cookies, breads, ice cream, to puddings and mayonnaise

19 Eeek! Average American eats 77 lbs of poultry each year! Fried chicken most popular poultry dish in restaurants

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21 Medical uses Insulin Skin grafts for burn victims Cleansing agents for wounds, ulcers Allergy, respiratory and arthritis treatments Treatment for blood clots Thyroid medication

22 polishes & waxes down-filled jackets photo film paints & plastics textiles wool sweaters detergents, fabric softeners

23 Cosmetics Deodorants Shampoos Toothpaste Soaps Ink & high gloss for magazines Shaving Cream Contact lens cleaners

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25 candles bone china Violin strings-- for romantic music! Violin strings-- for romantic music!

26 Pet food Chew bones Collars, leashes Luggage, shoes & boots! Biscuits

27 Other uses… add to paper, plastics air filters, plant pots computer chips!?!? Other uses… add to paper, plastics air filters, plant pots computer chips!?!? 2 billion pounds produced each year in the U.S…. or 1 billion pillows!

28 Threats of Disease Increased international traffic Changing lifestyles Environmental concerns

29 14 million livestock poultry & zoo animals imported yearly Increased International Traffic 1.3 million tourists daily to U.S.

30 Speed Kills! Viruses & bacteria can travel round the world in hours Speed Kills! Viruses & bacteria can travel round the world in hours

31 Food products confiscated at ports of entry into the U.S.!

32 Increased International Traffic military operations-- Iraq Persian Gulf Bosnia Afghanistan military operations-- Iraq Persian Gulf Bosnia Afghanistan

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34 A gricultural Bioterrorism May not realize an intentional act... planning doesnt change

35 Disease Outbreaks Cut producers off from markets Products in affected areas lose value! ALL businesses are affected! Disease eradication costs very high

36 Livestock Disease Could Break the Bank! 2002 US Export Values: Pork: $1.5 billion Beef: $3.2 billion Biggest markets: Japan, Mexico, Canada

37 Livestock Disease Could Break the Bank! Texas: 6th leading exporter of poultry and poultry products. 2001: $137 + million exported Biggest markets: Japan, Mexico, Canada

38 Exotic Newcastle Disease 02-03, California 3.9 million chickens depopulated -- Issues: Producer stress Marketing losses Disposal Manpower $$ Disease spread?!?

39 Foot-and-mouth disease… Worlds most economically devastating livestock disease Foot-and-mouth disease… Worlds most economically devastating livestock disease

40 Foot-and-mouth disease trickle-down effect soon hits all business Foot-and-mouth disease trickle-down effect soon hits all business

41 Final stats…2030 FMD cases 4.1m animals destroyed to stop disease 2m animals humanely slaughtered 10,195 farms depopulated Great Britain 2001

42 Report! Sudden unexplained death loss of in the herd or flock

43 Report severe illness! and staggering, falling

44 Blistering on or around an animals mouth, nose, teats or hooves.

45 Report! Unusual ticks or maggots

46 Protect Your Herd! Call your veterinarian... USDA-APHIS-VS at TAHC at or your TAHC area office! Call your veterinarian... USDA-APHIS-VS at TAHC at or your TAHC area office!

47 Produced By the Texas Animal Health Commission


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