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Nutrition requirements of beef cattle

About managing beef nutrition, specific vitamins and nutrients, and guidelines for beef rations.


Beef cattle require energy, protein, water, minerals and vitamins to thrive and provide nutrition. The quality and nutritional value of feeds and forage can have a tremendous influence on their health and development. Producers can find best practices in this section for winter feed, vitamin supplementation, and determining energy and protein levels in feed.

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