Getting the cattle out to treatment pastures is not as easy as one might think. This two-day process needed all hands on deck to complete. Step one is to record each steers weight before the shrinking process. Shrinking issimply keeping steers without food for around12 hours. This will give us an accurate weight, without as much gut fill. As a team, we used this data … [Read more...] about Let’s “Moo”ve some Cattle
These hungry steers eat lots of food, over 2,000 pounds each morning to be exact. Until we get underway with the grazing study and turn the cattle out to pasture we have to keep them full somehow! Each morning these 75 head of cattle are fed a ration of silage and grain. We grind two silage bales with 750 pounds of grain totaling more than 2,000 pounds of feed. We then use the … [Read more...] about Dinner’s Up!