Why grain isn’t enough to supplement pasture cattle

Why grain isn’t enough to supplement pasture cattle

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With winter just around the corner, cattlemen are taking stock of available roughages (hay, corn stalks or stockpiled pasture) and considering supplement options.  Many utilize grain as a supplement. And why not? Cattle eat it readily and it can be affordable. While cereal grains are an excellent energy source, they are a poor source of protein and will not offer balanced nutrition to your cattle herd.

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