Agricultural History Series
Missouri State University
Missouri Beef History

1839 - 1904


Welcome Page

The First Purebreds

Pre-Civil War

The Border Wars

Post Civil War

Texas Fever History

Texas Fever Pictures

Historic Treatments

MO Tick Accounts

1904 World's Fair


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Missouri is the sixth leading beef cattle state in the United States. Missouri is also the second ranking state in number of beef cows and calves.

 Missouri's beef industry has a long and interesting history. This site will present information about some early topics of Missouri beef history.

 Visit the pages on the left to learn about a variety of historical topics. These pages have been prepared by students enrolled in a course called "Topics in Missouri Agricultural History" at Missouri State University.




For more information, contact Lyndon N. Irwin