Reducing costs of delivering feed to cattle
Kenneth C. Olson
Tri State Livestock News
Winter supplementation of beef cattle is an important economic and production decision that producers make each year. Supplementation is often necessary to overcome nutrient deficiencies to allow adequate cattle performance. However, supplementation is an expensive input cost. The initial decision is the correct kind and amount of feed to use as the supplement, with the goal to provide the needed nutrients at the least feed cost.