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Straw-grain rations

With hay and silage in limited supply, and at a higher cost this winter, feeding a straw-grain ration to pregnant cows may be a viable alternative for some producers. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist at the Alberta Ag-Info Centre, looks at the cost versus benefit of various supplements when going this route. Yaremcio says to determine the quality of feeds available this winter, feed testing is the first step.

Interview with Barry Yaremcio (3:23 minutes) (1.55 Mb)

Source : Alberta agriculture and forestry