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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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Feed costs make up the largest expense in a cow-calf operation. While hay is often used to feed cows through the winter, current prices make corn a competitive option to feeding hay.

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Some cow-calf producers implant calves they plan to sell, and many don’t, but big feedlots all utilize implants, according to Dr. Matt Cherni.

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Is residual feed intake (RFI) – a measure of feed efficiency – the missing, ignored, unknown or simply late-to-the-party selection trait in today’s cow herd?

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Phytogenic feed additives (PFA) are a combination of the bioactive and flavoring components of plant-derived substances including essential oils, herbs, spices and plant extracts.

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What is considered high risk? It seems with today’s markets and feeding scenarios, everything is considered high risk when we talk financials.

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It’s that time of year when spring calves will be weaned and new cattle will be entering stocker and feedlot operations.

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