This page contains enriched content visible when JavaScript is enabled or by clicking here. Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Agriculture - Beef Production and Management

Course guide for AGR 2444 Beef Production and Management, taught by Dr. John Murphy

"For every beast of the forest is mine, the cattle on a thousand hills." -- Psalm 50:10

This guide is designed to serve the research and information needs of students researching beef production and management.

Angus cows grazing on grass and forage kochia

 Angus cows grazing on grass and forage kochia in Utah. Photo by Peggy Greb, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws

Missouri is not a free range state, so "all livestock must be enclosed within a pasture and have adequate shelter within those enclosures. Livestock owners must fence in or restrain their animals on their own land. Failure to fence in or restrain animals can lead to owner liability for the damages caused by wandering animals."