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The¬†Environmental performance review of Australian feedlots project conducted an environmental performance review of the feedlot sector and, where possible, compared results to previous work. Summary MLA has previously…
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This Meat & Livestock Australia factsheet details what Bovine Respiratory Disease is and how it can be prevented and controlled to increase feedlot productivity and animal welfare (PDF, 343KB).

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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This book contains a series of six Tips & Tools designed to provide a comprehensive guide to understanding, recognising and managing heat load in feedlot cattle. Download a…
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The ‘Myco-insecticide for nuisance fly control in cattle feedlots’ project will improve and evaluate Metarhizium based myco-insecticide with a view to developing a commercial product for use in cattle feedlots.

Four distinct factors impact feedlot profitability: buying price of store cattle selling price of finished cattle cost of the diet cattle performance, as influenced by management. Each factor…
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Feed processing usually means altering the physical (and sometimes chemical) nature of feed commodities to optimise utilisation by animals and to enhance mixing and stability of the diet.…
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Because of changes in the price and availability of feeds, lot-feeders need to be able to alter the ingredients or ingredient levels in the diet. Demands on feedlot…
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Feedlotters need a sound knowledge of nutrition to operate a successful feedlot. Financially, it is important to minimise feed costs, yet optimise liveweight gain and maximise feed conversion…
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