Summer-born calves wintered on cornstalks have lighter weaning weights than those wintered in a drylot, but catch up in the feedlot, in a University of Nebraska Study.
It is a "green" discussion that continues to raise its head periodically. What is better for the environment: Grass-finished or grain-finished beef cattle?
Drovers recently received an inquiry from a college student conducting research for a public-health class project.
The fed cattle market is holding strong in late July within a narrow trading range.
As feedlots feed animals placed at heavier weight, feed conversion on a per-pound of gain basis will increase but overall industry use of grain will decrease.
Student’s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question 6: In your experience, do you think a cow prefers consuming grass or corn?
Student’s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems.
With high feed costs, every improvement in feed efficiency boosts the bottom line.