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Supplementing the diet of your livestock with key missing nutrients can provide a remarkable return on investment. But how do you know you are providing your animals what…
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The book contains information about planning for the dry season management including benefits of selling down early in low rainfall years, recovery from drought, how to assess the…
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The Northern Territory Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade (NT DITT) is collaborating with the University of Queensland (UQ) on a project which has been funded by the…
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In this recording, Tim McGrath (Senior Agribusiness Development Officer, DAF Cairns) takes us on a virtual field day of a commercial demonstration site in north-west Queensland. The main…
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This Meat & Livestock Australia factsheet outlines the benefits of using molasses for feed, including the competitive cost, its composition and using surfactants to reduce viscosity.

This factsheet outlines some high-energy alternatives which will allow feedlot operators to lower the cost of rations, while maintaining feed quality. Download a copy of High-energy feed alternatives…
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Information on energy requirements of beef cattle and how to correct energy shortfalls can be obtained from attending a Nutrition EDGE workshop.

To carry out a cost-effective supplement feeding program there are five key things to determine first: What level of performance is required from the targeted group? Is it: a. maintenance or…
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Practical information about molasses supplementation of beef cattle, including: its value as an energy supplement, the main ingredients, feeding methods, mixing supplements, intake control, toxicities, storage, handling, etc.