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Cattle grazing corn in winter can reduce or even eliminate the need for supplemental feed.

High cost, high risk, but corn a perfect cold-weather grazing crop

When the weather outside is frightful, cattle can get all 
of their energy and protein requirements by grazing corn

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the “best-kept secrets” of Manitoba cow-calf producers could soon make its way west — as long as producers have access to better genetics. “The low-heat-unit corn varieties certainly have some potential to move into a cow or a calf backgrounding program,” Dr. Bart Lardner from the Western Beef Development Centre said at the[...]
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