Beef Cattle Nutrition News

News published on October 28, 2014:

A success for the International Beef Exchange organized by Lallemand Animal Nutrition and INRA

Innovation to drive sustainable beef production Around 150 international experts and professionals of the beef cattle industry gathered at INRA, in Clermont­ Ferrand (France), end of September, for a semin...
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Lallemand
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News published on May 14, 2009:

Nutritional Management For Grass Tetany

Magnesium oxide is the most common form of supplemental magnesium used to prevent grass tetany. So if your cattle graze pastures where they have experienced grass tetany, magnesium oxide supplementation is nece...
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University of Nebraska - Lincoln Timely Topic
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News published on March 31, 2009:

Beef Ration Rules of Thumb

This factsheet can both guide producers through a feed test and help them understand the results.With a feed test in front of you, look at the following rules and compare them to the feed test. Remember, these ...
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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
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News published on March 19, 2009:

You Can Cut Corners on Cow Minerals, Just Not Right Now

Cows calving during January through March are right now experiencing their highest nutrient demand for the year. This comes at a time when the quality of feed they are offered is often less than the best. This ...
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Livestock Update
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News published on March 16, 2009:

BeefTalk: Feed the Cows and Feed Them Right

If more time was spent discussing the nutrient requirements of beef instead of the merits of different management systems, all the cows would be better off. Winter continues to pummel us with extreme cold, wi...
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NDSU Extension Service BeefTalk
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News published on March 9, 2009:

Effect of Sulfur-Containing Fertilizer on Bahiagrass Quality and Grazing Cow Mineral Status

Bahiagrass is the most predominant forage for grazing cattle in Florida. It is resistant to overgrazing and most pasture pests. Also, bahiagrass is adapted to grow in multiple Florida soil environments. In rece...
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University of Florida IFAS publication (AN112)
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News published on March 5, 2009:

Big Differences in Hay Feeder Wastage

A study that involved a comparison of four types of round bale hay select feeders was conducted by Michigan State Univ. researchers. The types of feeders were cone, ring, trailer, and cradle. A total of 160 non...
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University of Nebraska – Lincoln Timely Topic
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News published on February 19, 2009:

Beef Cow Mineral Considerations

A mineral supplementation program should simple, economical, and meet the needs of the cow herd as they change from one phase of production to another, and as they change diets (grazed pastures to harvested for...
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University of Nebraska Beef Cattle Production
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News published on January 14, 2009:

Typical Beef Feedlot Diets

High energy feed such as grain corn is most often used in finishing diets, however, other feeds general in combination with corn, or corn products, can also be used.  The key is to ensure the ration is bal...
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OMAFRA publication
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News published on December 17, 2008:

FAQs: Vitamin E Requirements in Cow and Finishing Beef Rations

What is vitamin E?Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that is required for animal growth, to maintain immune function, animal health, and prevent muscular dystrophy in young calves.Do feeds have adequate amounts...
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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
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