Richard Browning Jr.

The Livestock Conservancy

Tennessee State University


A professor of animal science at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Richard Browning Jr. grew up raising and showing Red Brahman cattle in southeast Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University and holds a doctorate in animal reproduction and genetics from Texas A&M University. He has been evaluating meat goat breeds since 2002. His primary research focus is on how the choice of doe breed affects herd performance. A related outreach emphasis of his lab is on the need to incorporate performance recording in meat goat production systems.

Richard is speaking in Texas.


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Sustainable Beef Production with Heritage Breed Cattle

Sustainability in small-farm beef cattle enterprises can be very challenging. Looking beyond traditional commercial beef breeds may be advantageous to operational success in some systems. Small, alternative, or heritage cattle breeds have unique attributes that can make them good fits for small-farm beef herd managers looking for an edge in production efficiencies and (or) niche marketing options in the southeastern region.
Animal Husbandry

Speaking At:

Texas, Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m., The Livestock Conservancy Stage