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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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Good nutritional status is an important factor for quality of life and health of all living things, including cattle. Yet, because many of the signs of poor nutrition are subclinical, they are often overlooked.

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Stockers and backgrounders are growing cattle in the truest sense. Here, the animal uses much of its energy to gain weight and strengthen its immune system against disease challenges.

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A breeding cycle isn’t over when a cow is confirmed pregnant. Removing the bull or confirming the success of the A.I. program is the first chance to plan for success in the next chapter. Proper management and nutrition during the gestation period is the start of ensuring optimal productivity in the offspring.

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Feed-through fly control is undoubtedly one of the most popular seasonal feed additives used in pasture-based beef production systems.

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For farmers looking for cost-effective ways to produce forage in dry environments, sorghum offers some exceptional opportunities.

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Probiotics have become more popular with consumers in recent years. In the past, probiotics were only associated with foods such as yogurt, but as probiotics become more readily available to us in so many forms, education regarding the benefit of probiotics have driven researchers to dig deeper into the function of good bacteria.

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