While there’s no silver bullet to consistent pricing or guaranteed premiums, creep feeding calves is one management tool you can use to make your calves more marketable, and in turn, put more dollars in your pocket. Today, our friends at Cargill share their expertise on livestock. Read on to find out how creep feeding could crank up the dial on raising calves.
Like us, cattle get the protein and nutrients they need from their feed and forage. Many times throughout the year, feed and forage just aren’t enough to get proper cattle nutrition. Mineral and protein supplements are like multivitamins for cows. Both beef and dairy cattle need mineral supplements throughout the year. Find out when you should supplement minerals, like magnesium and phosphorus, and the benefits of adding a supplement to your herd’s diet.