Calculating feedlot performance in a carcass-value economy

feedlot

It has become increasingly apparent that conventional measures of live animal feedlot performance are inadequate to express the relative profitability of an animal or a pen of cattle. This is because most cattle today are valued on either a carcass weight basis or a net carcass value basis, and the proportion of carcass weight added,…

Sustainable, effective nutrition

Over the years, great strides have been made in the livestock industry, resulting in improvements in animal production. Five factors are considered crucial to lock in sustainable, effective nutrition. These factors should not be considered individually, but rather as interlinking components aimed at achieving a common goal; an improvement in overall production on the farm….

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