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This article will provide some basic concepts associated with protein nutrition in cattle, aiming to help beef producers on detecting and designing nutritional strategies to enhance cattle performance and, consequently, productivity and profitability of beef operations.
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 ...
A byproduct of grass seed production is straw (residue remaining after grass seed has been harvested). While grass seed straw is generally a low-quality forage source, the ruminant animal and its microbial population can utilize it with proper nutritional management.
Energy is the potential to perform work. In cattle, this “work” means the body functions required to keep the animal alive and also functions associated with production, such as growth, lactation, and reproduction. Energy ...
This appendix is associated with the publication "Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle." It contains a table of requirements for breeding cattle.
This appendix is associated with the publication "Basic Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle." It contains requirements for growing and finishing cattle.
This Appendix is associated with the publication titled "Balancing Diets for Beef Cattle."