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Re: I should know this

Postby 5S Cattle » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:13 pm

TexasBred wrote:
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TexasBred wrote:Most all cattle feeds in Texas use cottonseed meal as the primary protein source. Doesn't take much to raise the protein to 14%. Don't know if you really need it if you want to grow them out slow and easy but it is readily available in just about any feed store.

How much cottonseed would you add to a 12 to make it 14? Or is it even necessary?

About 2 lbs. to a 50 lb. bag. For slow steady growth it's really not necessary but also won't hurt a thing.

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Re: I should know this

Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:52 pm

TB is our "go to person" for nutrition!!!!
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Re: I should know this

Postby greybeard » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:21 pm

slick4591 wrote:but I'm not up on my feeds as well as I should be. Is this a good feed to grow calves? I'm thinking the protein should be a little higher. (Sorry. I can't get it to rotate.)

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I hope the numbers at the bottom of the tag isn't the date your feed was bagged........ 10/21/13
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Re: I should know this

Postby slick4591 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:07 am

greybeard wrote:I hope the numbers at the bottom of the tag isn't the date your feed was bagged........ 10/21/13


Hadn't noticed that. Surely not.
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