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Grazing Crop Residue

Oct 31, 2018

Video: Grazing Crop Residue

K-State beef veterinarian, A.J. Tarpoff, looks at turning cows and calves out on crop residue following the fall harvest, and the potential herd health issues that could result from that grazing: namely, acidosis from over-consumption of grain on the ground, and toxicity from prussic acid, high nitrate levels and mold on corn ears and grain sorghum heads...he talks about taking management measures to assure that none of those result in cattle losses.