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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.


Getting cows through a drought in good body condition is crucial for both the cowherd and its progeny, according to Scott Lake, Extension livestock specialist for the University of Wyoming. This video news is provided by Certified Angus Beef LLC and the American Angus Association.

There is no shortage of quotable quotes regarding the topic of change. The only constant is change. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Change before you have to.

One I like comes courtesy of Despair Inc., accompanied by a photo of a tornado: When the winds of change blow hard enough, the most trivial of things can turn into deadly projectiles.

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Mineral supplementation of beef cows and stockers creates many questions that are sometimes difficult to answer according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

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I once heard a cow described as an animal with built-in locomotion, a harvesting mechanism, a fermentation vat, a calf incubator and fertilizer dispenser.

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An implant program undoubtedly is the most important factor for improving margin in cattle.

Before cattle arrive at a feedyard, managers need to decide if they want to implement an aggressive strategy or a more conservative one.

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Mitch Blanding, Zoetis, and Gary Fike, Certified Angus Beef, talk about stocker strategies that set cattle up for success.