Feed Lot

DEC 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  December 2017 3 Volume XXV Number 8 December 2017 FEATURES FEEDLOT FOCUS Transitioning calves from receiving to feedyard 10 Considerations for ramping up a ration Expectations guide cattle feeding 12 Dr. Zinn says to look beyond the numbers INDUSTRY & INNOVATION Animal tracking technology 6 To infinity and beyond Drones: a useful tool 8 Technology has benefits, regulation Innovation and research update 14 New technologies lead the way MANAGEMENT Sacred cows 18 Dealing with "special" property Tips for working cattle in cold weather 20 Take special care of vaccine, equipment Beef quality audits reveal improvement, but also lost opportunity 22 Details on grade, beef quality assurance and more 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 Spillman 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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