Livestock Nutrition

Isolated rain has fallen and the widespread drought means there is a potential high demand on oats and other winter grazing cereals to fill the current feed gap.  Those with irrigation have commenced planting as ground temperatures become more favourable. Anything we do for the next...

In ruminant animals a considerable amount of degradation and synthesis of protein occurs in the rumen and the material that becomes available for digestion can differ considerably from what was originally present in the food.  Consequently, different approaches for evaluating protein sources are necessary for...

Living with droughts has more often than not become a way of life for Australian graziers and the cost of feeding livestock for extended periods of time pays a heavy toll.  If you have the capability and facilities, early weaning can be a very strategic...

Let's talk more on grain feeding Many of Australia's cattle producers are starting to feed grain to their stock. However, to get the best results, the balance of a ration is more important than the type of grain or inputs used. Many of the rations we review...