Content tagged "beef tip nutrition"

Nitrate Poisoning

Beef Cattle Updated: October 21, 2014

Nitrate poisoning is a topic that comes up often during a drought. Many crops, particularly small grains such as oats, barley, and wheat, as well as corn and...

How did We Discover that Trace Minerals were Necessary for Livestock?

Beef Cattle Updated: May 31, 2012

One of the textbooks I routinely use to answer questions about trace minerals is Minerals in Animal and Human Nutrition by Lee McDowell from the University...

The impact of trace minerals on utilization and reproduction

Beef Cattle Updated: April 20, 2011

Find out how the trace minerals in your cow will play into reproduction.

Feeding Corn Silage in Cow Diets

Updated: February 18, 2008

Drought damaged corn silage would be considered a high quality forage at 64% TDN. A gestating cow will easily consume about 2.5% of her body weight on a...

The Difference Between Intake on a Dry Matter and As Is Basis

Updated: February 18, 2008

When determining daily feed or forage intake, intake is commonly determined on a dry matter basis. Intake on a dry matter basis means that it doesn’t include...

Flushing Beef Cattle

Updated: February 18, 2008

Flushing is a management term for providing high quality feeds, usually grains prior to the start of the breeding to increase reproductive performance....

Grazing Corn Stalks

Updated: February 18, 2008

Grazed crop residues are among the lowest cost feed resources. This advantage is a result of the agronomic cost of production being borne by the crop...

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