Adding distillers grain to grazing cattle can add pounds of gain to calves


Distillers grain by-product can benefit grazing stocker cattle by adding additional pounds of gain while they are grazing, according to Lyle Lomas, of Kansas State University Southeast Agricultural Research Center in Parsons, Kan. Lomas spoke about the utilization of by-products on pasture during the Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney. With corn prices climbing, grazing forage…

Inventory numbers avoid historical lows


USDA’s semiannual cattle inventory report shows a slightly larger than expected numbers for most categories. As of July 1, all cattle and calves in the U.S. total 100 million head, down 1% from a year ago and towards the high end of estimates but still a very low number, indicating at least some continued herd…

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