National Beef Quality Audit

The 2022 National Beef quality audits results are here!

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What is BQA?

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers of how good husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management conditions.

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BQA Award winners

Every year we highlight operations that elevate BQA in their practices. Take a look at this year's Cow/Calf award winner or view all winners below!

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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation demonstrates the foundational BQA principles in cattle care, handling, and welfare to transporters within the beef industry. Using common-sense husbandry and transportation techniques, each stakeholder, from the cattle owner to the transporter, can learn about and enact responsible transport decisions.

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