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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2010
  • January

Food Requirements for Different Animals

Have you ever wondered why ruminant livestock such as cattle, sheep and goats, or wildlife such as deer, elk and bison eat what they do?
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  • 2008
  • June

Byproduct Supplements Affect Stocker Performance

Byproducts of industrial grain and oilseed processing have become increasingly popular as supplements in cattle diets. However, little is known about how different byproducts affect cattle gain on forage diets. Therefore, an experiment was conducted at the Noble Research Institute to compare five byproducts as supplements for growing beef steers.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2006
  • August

In the Grip of Drought, Producers Turn to By-Product Feeds

Lack of rain has caused cattle producers to scramble for any means possible just to hold on to their cattle. If we are trying to stay positive, then one good thing that has come out of all this is we have had to stretch conventional thought paradigms and incorporate some pretty unorthodox thinking. An example of this revolves around supplementing alternative feedstuffs to mature cows.
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  • 1999
  • June

Homemade Mineral Feeder/Cattle Rub

This composite tool is good for external parasite control, animal nutrition, grazing management, and is very grazer friendly in our rotational grazing unit.
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  • 2002
  • June

Water is the Most Important Nutrient

Nutritionists and producers alike often take for granted the most important nutrient, the one required in the greatest amount by any class of livestock - water.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • March

Post-breeding nutrition affects heifer pregnancy rates

Achieving a desirable pregnancy rate in replacement heifers is contingent upon many things, but it all begins with nutrition.
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  • 2016
  • January

'Employee' analogy aids replacement heifer selection

Replacement heifers are the hot topic at most rancher gatherings these days.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • November

Cow-calf operations benefit from timely BCS evaluation

Body condition score (BCS) is a proven tool to determine nutritional status of an animal.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • December

Stocker supplementation decisions affect profits

Three main types of nutritional supplementation are often discussed in regard to stocker cattle grazing wheat pasture.