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Feed & Nutrition

Learn about all aspects of cattle nutrition from harvest and storage to balancing rations with forage, byproducts and supplements.

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You know those TV commercials for all the nifty little products that make you ask “Why didn’t I think of that?” And the characteristic narration that accompanies them? Well, I’m going to ask you to set your internal reading voice to your most commanding tone, because ...

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A feedlot has technology with numerous advantages for beef cattle production, with greater management costs and faster weight gains when compared to an extensive system.

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At the beginning of 2013, cattle ranchers in the Northern Plains were among U.S. agricultural producers still feeling the lingering effects of the sweltering 2012 drought, the worst in half a century.

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Feedyard owner Anne Burkholder discusses the use of beta agonists and their impact on animals in the feedyard. View the video from BeefFacts.

Amino acids are nitrogen-containing molecules required for protein synthesis, or in simpler terms, for building lean muscle. In high-forage cattle diets, methionine has been identified as the first limiting amino acid.

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The drought in the U.S. over the past couple years has exacerbated a situation that has been developing for much longer.

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