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Feedlot Management

The performance of feedlot cattle depends largely on the condition of the site. By properly managing the feedlot, producers can boost the health of their cattle and their bottom line.

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Feedlot Performance
Feedlot Conditions

Feedlot Performance

How does Bunk Management affect Feeding Behaviour and Intake?
Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Alberta Agriculture Food & Rural Development; Daryll Gibb, Agriculture & Agri-food Canada
A examination of feeding behaviour on the feedlot and its impact on feeding regimes and, ultimately, livestock performance.

Feedlot Conditions

Managing Heat Stress in Feedlot Cattle
Dennis Martin, Beef Feedlot Specialist, Nancy Noecker, Beef Cow/Calf Specialists, Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
How to minimize the adverse effects of heat stress on cattle, such as low performance.

Feedlot Fly Control
Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland Government, Australia
The congested nature of feedlots, coupled with warm weather and moisture, is thought to form an ideal breeding ground for flies. Besides carrying infectious diseases, flies may also affect cattle performance. Read about approaches to feedlot fly control.

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