Feed Lot

FEB 2018

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  February 2018 27 ADVANTAGE ADVERTISING • 20' – 24' – 30' Models (Spread fast and even) • Wider profile for more capacity and better stability • Massive vertical expellers create an explosive 30' to 40' pattern • Three apron chain (std) 667XH F a r m E q u i p m e n t M E Y E R MEYER Manufacturing 1-800-325-9103 • Email: sales@meyermfg.com • www.meyermfg.com • Fax: 715-654-5513 C R O P M A X M E Y E R 9500 COMMERCIAL GRADE VERTICAL SPREADER whether or not those expectations a re realistic," Rusche said. R esources and references Before sending cattle to a cus- tom feedlot, the owner should make sure that all the necessary r esources are in place. "Facilities and equipment don't n eed to be gold-plated, but they do need to be functional," Rusche said. He added that the level of experience and the caliber of any outside expertise, particularly nutritionists and veterinarians, should be assessed as well. " Talking with individuals who have knowledge of the operation could provide valuable insight i n t o a f e e d e r 's c a p a b i l i t i e s ," Rusche said. FL

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