Tips for Dry-Lot Feeding Beef Cattle

Tips for Dry-Lot Feeding Beef Cattle If you are a cattle farmer, you may already know that maintaining your cattle herd during the dry seasons can be a challenging task. We will discuss a drought management strategy called dry-lot feeding in this article. Drought and high temperatures can literally bake your pasture grasses. So if you live in an area where you might have periods of dry weather, you may need to implement some of...
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What Everyone Should Know about Antibiotic use in Animal Feed

What Everyone Should Know about Antibiotic use in Animal Feed Antibiotics were designed to fight disease. However, some farmers have been  using antibiotics to increase farm production. Regular non-therapeutic and irresponsible use of antibiotics can develop antibiotic resistance in pathogens and increase inefficiency of antibiotics in animals and humans. The use of Non Therapeutic Antibiotics (NTA), irresponsible farming practices and the impacts on human...
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Feeding Beef Cattle Hydroponic Micro-Green Fodder

Feeding Beef Cattle Hydroponic Micro-Green Fodder The United States is the leading beef producing country in the world, producing over 27 billion pounds of beef annually. However, beef consumption has been declining steadily since the 1970s, when per capita beef consumption was around 70 pounds per year. Today, beef consumption is around 50 pounds per person, per year in the United States. Although beef consumption has declined at home, the...
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