Colorado Livestock Industry
Colorado Cattle: Industry Leaders for Over 150 Years
For more than 150 years, Colorado’s cattle ranching and feeding families have been committed to a tradition of providing consumers a safe and wholesome food supply while caring for Colorado’s land, water and wildlife resources.
Colorado’s livestock industry is also supported by Colorado State University. The Department of Animal Sciences is focused on improving profitable production in the livestock industry through resource management, science and technology, while addressing food safety and animal welfare concerns.
Colorado Beef Industry Facts
A Good Place to Do Business
Colorado is home to many national leaders in the cattle industry, such as:
There are more than 36,000 farms and ranches in Colorado encompassing 31.2 million acres. That’s nearly half of the state’s total land area…Colorado is agriculture!
For assistance in locating livestock genetics from Colorado, please contact the Colorado Department of Agriculture Markets Division at (303) 239-4114 or email@example.com.
Industry Resources in Colorado:
Colorado Ranches Interested in Live Cattle and Genetics Exports:*
Altenburg Super Baldy
Aristocrat Angus Ranch
Blue Sky Farm, LLC
Cwm Ceffyl Ranch
Figure 4 Cattle Company
Lazy JB Angus
Leachman Cattle of Colorado
Lee’s Cattle Company
Spruce Mountain Ranch
Wagon Wheel Ranch
*If you are a Colorado rancher interested in international sales and would like to be included on this page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on Colorado’s Cattle Industry:
For more information, please contact the Markets Division at the Colorado Department of Agriculture at (303) 239-4114 or email@example.com.
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