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Creative feed strategies for wintering cows are helpful but costly


January 1, 2023

With hay in short supply, producers are trying to avoid cattle herd liquidation this winter by feeding their cattle alternative feedstuffs.

Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University Extension specialist in beef nutrition, said there are several ways concentrate feed can be used to meet a cow’s nutrient requirements. Although these other feed resources are available, all feed costs are high and will require additional labor and management for a winter feeding program.

Producers can incorporate the following strategies with concentrate feed:

• Limit feeding hay by unrolling or distributing hay...

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