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  • With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about protein and energy supplementation again. There are many advantages to supplementing your winter feeding program with distiller’s grains or products made with distiller’ grains; however, there are also some disadvantages that need to be considered before feeding decisions are made. 

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  • Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the number one cause of feedlot cattle death in North America and represents more than 70% of all feedlot death and sickness. BRD is the single largest source of morbidity and mortality in feedlots, causing an estimated $2 billion to $3 billion in losses annually.

  • Davy Crockett once said, “I must say to what I have seen of Texas, it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and best prospects for health I ever saw is here, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here.

  • Winter grazing patterns or dry lot forage and hay feeding is on the horizon for many cow-calf producers. With pregnancy checking and the necessary culling of open or deficient females completed, the finalized herd is likely in place until calving season.