Livestock Nutrition

Supplementation is used to bridge the gap between the nutrients supplied by pasture and what the animal actually requires. What happens when feed is dry? Pastures are the cheapest form of feed for livestock, however, once pastures age,  hay-off or are frost-affected, the quality decreases and livestock...

A lot of livestock nutritional information available to farmers in Australia is focused on feeding animals during dry feed situations.  Maintaining stock during drought or dry conditions can be costly and challenging for farmers and when the rain comes there is a huge sigh of...

Phosphorus (P) is such a powerful mineral and much research has been done on it’s benefits for livestock. The key function of phosphorus that increases profitability is its role in stimulating appetite and dry matter (DM) intake. This function is the reason that phosphorus is...