Ionophores In Rations Give Cattle More Energy, Less Gas

Ionophores In Rations Give Cattle More Energy, Less Gas

McDonald County Press

Despite all the talk from feed salespeople and extension specialists estimates are that less than 25 percent of beef producers in southwest Missouri use ionophores in beef rations. According to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension, ionophores are antimicrobial compounds that modify microbial fermentation in the rumen.

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