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Weaning Management of Beef Calves

Sep 2019
From an industry perspective, how we manage our calf crop, pre-weaning, at weaning, and post-weaning, can have dramatic effects on economic viability, consumer acceptance and end-product quality.

By Barbi Riggs, Chad Mueller, Reinaldo Cooke | Educational Document

Nutrient requirements for growing and finishing cattle

Aug 2019
Different classes of animals have different requirements for energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals. The specific amounts needed depend on the animal’s stage of production and the level of performance desired by the livestock manager. This table has nutrient requirements for growing and finishing cattle.

By Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle (1984) | Fact Sheet

BNW Sending Calves to the Feedyard

Oct 2018
This document describes Beef Northwest Feeders recommendations on best practices for preparing your calves for the feedlot environment.

By Chris Schachtschneider | Educational Document