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Offline steerraiser2016

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STEER NOT EATING ENOUGH
« on: October 10, 2017, 07:14:17 AM »
I did my first weigh in and my steer is about 100-150 lbs under weight.  Any thoughts on what I can do to get him eating more?
He appears to just not eat a lot.  I switched to feeding twice a day but he is not eating much, leaving feed in the bin.

Any insight is much appreciated.

Thank YOU...

Offline HJR Cattle

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Re: STEER NOT EATING ENOUGH
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2017, 09:43:04 AM »
I had the same problem with my steer , I tried topping his feed with some molasses and he really liked that so that's an idea to try out.

Offline sam milbie

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Re: STEER NOT EATING ENOUGH
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2020, 11:20:17 PM »
If steer  is not eating enough then there must be something that should be done. Perhaps you can make or read a case study writing on  https://www.ukbestessay.org/case-studywriting  to understand the situation even better. I guess, that would be a huge help especially that you are on your way understanding why steer is not eating the usual way. 

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Re: STEER NOT EATING ENOUGH
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2020, 02:44:03 AM »
Be consistent in your feeding either at the same time or a variation of 30 minutes. Feed individually, but putting the bunks side-by-side and separated by a fence-line so the cattle feel like they are eating with a buddy. Evaluate the entire feed product line through research and innovation, quality control, consistency, expertise and more. Having knowledge of what different feed products can do, we are able match those to meet different needs of the steer.

 

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