September 28, 2011

Reducing hay to save waste in cattle feed

Recent research has shown that around 43 percent of hay is lost during feeding times when cattle are fed around a large round hay bale. One theory is to feed them smaller amounts more often. A suggestion by a University of Missouri Extension specialist Tim Schnakenberg "producers can minimise losses by following good management practices and rethinking the method by which they feed their stock". Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers.

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