What Do Cattle Eat: Diet Formulation & Nutrition

The feedstuffs that we use are primarily silage, one of three types; grain, we primarily feed corn, but there are times of the year where wheat or milo can be provided; and then we utilize dry distillers grain. When the cattle come in they get started on what we refer to as a receiving diet […]

What Do Cattle Eat: Diet Formulation & Nutrition

The feedstuffs that we use are primarily silage, one of three types; grain, we primarily feed corn, but there are times of the year where wheat or milo can be provided; and then we utilize dry distillers grain. When the cattle come in they get started on what we refer to as a receiving diet […]

Ruminant Nutrition: Dr. Paul Cusacks’ Expert Opinion

I’m Dr Paul Cusack. I’ve been a production animal veterinarian for longer than I’d like. I have post-graduate training at Masters and PhD level in ruminant nutrition and I work with a consultancy business based in Cowra NSW throughout the eastern states of Australia the key to achieving high levels of production in ruminants is […]

A Cow’s Calendar and Nutritional Changes It Brings

Hi I’m Mike. Life for a cow on the ranch is a bit more complicated than we might imagine, and when it comes to their diet, its always changing with the season, and we have to change with it. Today we take a look at a cows calendar and how their lives change through the […]

Vitamins, Minerals and Protein and Fly Control in Cattle Nutrition

Hi I’m Mike. The day to day requirements for cows aren’t many. They need food, they need water, but that doesn’t mean that as the one in charge of them, that’s where it ends. My job is to make sure the cows have what they don’t even know they need, and much like a toddler […]

Animal Nutrition Protein

You This program second in the series understanding nutrition we examine the role of protein than the diet of the remnant Animals need three basic components in their feed for the maintenance of their body condition and for their growth and production These are energy protein and vitamins and minerals You Proteins pay both structural […]