Feed Lot

NOV 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  November 2017 3 Volume XXV Number 7 November 2017 FEATURES FEEDLOT FOCUS Hospital systems 6 Creating a "go-home" environment Price discovery in a premium era 8 Where is the base price coming from? Why antibiotics fail 10 Hint: it's probably not the drug's fault Know before they go 20 Looking to tap into Chinese markets? Communication, information is key LARGE EQUIPMENT FOCUS Shopping for size 14 Points to ponder when purchasing big equipment Cracking down on contamination 18 Due diligence will keep hydraulics clean Equipment winterizing tips 19 Proper maintenance will reduce winter breakdowns MANAGEMENT Getting off to the right start 22 Tips for young producers building a banking relationship Visit FeedlotMagazine.com 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

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