UW researcher studies microbiome effects on cattle feed efficiency

UW researcher studies microbiome effects on cattle feed efficiency

High Plains Journal

You thought you were feeding silage or hay to cows these frosty winter mornings, didn’t you. The livestock really being fed are smaller and their names harder to pronounce than Angus, Hereford, Simmental, Charolais or Blonde d’Aquitaine—maybe not that last one—but chances are the next time livestock producers gather, “bacterioidetes” or “firmicutes” won’t be rolling off their tongues.

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