Category Archives: Animal Nutrition

Musings on how much cattle eat and drink

Charlie Gracey looks at grain and water usage in cattle A full 1/3 of the earth’s surface land area is classified as arid or semi-arid. A workable definition of “rage land” is land for which the highest and best economic … Continue reading

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Understanding dry matter intake

by David Wieland from BEEF Magazine How much dry matter will a cow eat? There’s no simple and exact answer, but we can predict DMI reasonably well from tables and practical experience. Dry matter intake (DMI) is a factor that … Continue reading

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