Feed Lot

APR 2013

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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COW/CALF CORNER A SECOND LOOK BY LORETTA SORENSEN FEEDING IONOPHORES CAN IMPROVE FEED EFFICIENCY IN THE COW HERD Ionophores have been available to cattle feeders since 1974. However, with current high forage costs, beef producers may want to revisit the advantages ionophores offer. Use of the feed additive can be effective in cattle finishing as well as cow/calf stocker grazing operations. Kansas State University Associate Professor and Extension Feedlot Specialist Chris Reinhardt says 1-800-536-8438 ��� Platform Scales (10 sizes/self-contained) ��� Single Animal Weigh Cage (self-contained) ��� Single Animal Scales (under squeeze chutes) ��� Portable Calf Scales (3 designs for various weights) ��� Hay Processor Scales ���We can customize a system to meet your needs. ��� Circle No. 120 on Reply Circle No. 119 on Reply 20 FEED���LOT April/May 2013

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