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Title

A Cow-calf Producer’s Guide to Custom Feeding

(AS1162, Reviewed May 2018)
Summary

This publication focuses on items a cow-calf operator should consider before choosing a feedlot to custom feed cattle. Custom feeding refers to the practice of sending calves, stockers or yearlings to a commercial feed yard for feeding to slaughter weights. Custom feeding is not without risks. It should be viewed as a potential means to add value to your calf crop and/or evaluate the genetic merit of your cow herd.

Lead Author
Lead Author:
Greg Lardy, Department Head, Animal Sciences Department
Availability
Availability:
Web only