Livestock Nutrition

Natural, Economical & Effective alternative to Eskalin (antibiotic) and Rumensin (ionophore) for grain feeding   Trial Objective: To evaluate the use of MegaMin Loose Supplement as an acidosis preventative and to evaluate growth performance of feedlot steers. Results in brief: These studies indicated that supplementation with Superior Mineral, Supplement provided...

This is the time of year where cattle are often impacted by external parasites such as buffalo fly, lice and ticks. Also, some will be grazing forage sorghum crops, and in both of these scenarios livestock have been shown to respond to sulphur supplementation. Sulphur is...

A lot of livestock nutritional information available to farmers in Australia is focused on feeding animals during dry feed situations.  Maintaining stock during drought or dry conditions can be costly and challenging for farmers and when the rain comes there is a huge sigh of...

Many parts of Queensland and New South Wales haven’t received adequate rainfall and are currently experiencing unprecedented hot conditions.  This is resulting in a massive reduction of pasture quality and quantity.  Australia’s dry seasons and/or dry years result in pastures that have insufficient nutrient levels...

Before we delve too deeply into the massive topic of ruminant nutrition.  Let’s start by covering the basics.  What is a ruminant animal and what is the role of their digestive system?  The primary difference between ruminants and non-ruminants is that ruminants' stomachs have “four”...