Feed Lot

AUG 2017

Feedlots and cow/calf operations in the beef industry who feed 500 or more has annually on grains and concentrates; maintain 500 or more beef cows; backgrounder, stocker/grower, preconditioner; veterinarian, nutritionist, consultant

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FEED•LOT  August 2017 3 Volume XXV Number 5 August 2017 FEATURES Feed•Lot Magazine • 116 E Long, Dighton, KS 67839 • 800 -798-9515 Email: feedlot @st-tel.net • Fax: 620-397-2839 Jill Dunkel Editor feedlot@st-tel.net Annita Lorimor General Manager feedlot@st-tel.net Amy Marsh Digital / Circulation Manager circulation@feedlotmagazine.com Robert A. Strong. Editor Emeritus Greg Strong Publisher 800-747-7575 bigguy@st-tel.net F or National Sales Contact: B ob Brunker, J.L. Farmakis, Inc., 48 Topfield Rd., Wilton, CT 06897 Email: bob @jlfarmakis.com / Sales Office: 203-834-8832 FEEDLOT FOCUS Grind it Right. Mix it Right. 6 Proper mixing and grinding is key to consumption The eyes will tell 8 Visual inspection of cattle is key Brush up on silage safety 10 Safety guidelines are key in keeping employees safe More cattle in and outside feedlots 12 Dr. Derrell Peel analyzes the Cattle on Feed report STOCKER SPECIAL Using earlage for growing and finishing cattle 14 Earlage can be used as the sole source of corn Portable fencing for rotational grazing 18 Tips to make the most of your rotational system COW CALF CORNER Early pregnancy testing in heifers has value 20 Testing allows for more decision making Cover Photo By: Amy Marsh, Feed•Lot Magazine

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