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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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If you want to pick a fight with someone, take a side on the debate about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on social media. GMOs are also called genetically engineered crops, transgenic crops or biotech crops.

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How would you like to save $15 per cow on your winter feeding bill? What if I told you it could be done by making one timely change to what you are feeding your cows grazing on native grass pasture?

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Corn silage serves as an excellent roughage source in beef cattle diets. It is highly digestible, palatable and blends well in a total mixed ration. As a medium-energy feedstuff, it can be used as the primary ingredient in growing diets for calves.

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This time of the year usually brings a few questions about the toxicity of oaks. Mind you, we’re not concerned about our animals being attracted to the fall colors and eating the trees.

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Labeling feed products has become increasingly complex, both for the manufacturer and the end user. This is true not only as a result of state and federal regulation but also because of varieties of byproducts coming into use in animal feeds.

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What do both excellent cattle productivity and health ladder up to? Excellent nutrition.

A general understanding of nutrition can help you achieve your operation’s marketing and performance goals.

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