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Feed Additives for Beef Cattle Diets

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Feed additives can effectively improve production levels, efficiency, and animal health. Feed additives are appropriate not only in cattle finishing operations, but also in cow-calf and stocker grazing operations. The primary effects of feed additives are increased feed efficiency and/ or improved average daily gain. Some feed additives also reduce incidence of bloat, acidosis, or coccidiosis. Other feed additives suppress estrus, reduce liver abscesses, control foot rot problems, and control parasites.

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Portrait of Dr. Jane Parish
Professor and Head
Beef cattle
Portrait of Dr. Brandi Bourg Karisch
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Beef Cattle, Nutrition, Management, Health

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