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pauleastman
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Putting weight on

What kind of grain is the best for putting weight on beef cattle, and actually getting them to eat?

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Re: Putting weight on

Paul how big are they now?  What type of facility?   What brand of cattle?

If your talikng some holstien stter calves get em going on a corn oats mix with some mollasses. if you are talking a feeder animal at say 600 lbs you should be around 15 pounds whole sheeled corn with maybe 2-4 pounds of SBM with some type of roughage to just make everything push through. If the animal is over 900 pounds get em to full corn and let em eat to there hearts content. JR

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