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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Mar 24, 2015 05:13 PM CDT

To increase the return on every carcass, beef producers need to minimize inputs and maximize outputs, according to Heather Bruce, carcass and meat science researchers from the University of Alberta.

In an article in Alberta Farm Express (…), Bruce said that a quick, easy way to improve both average daily gain and carcass quality is by finishing cattle with grain. Grain based diets improve the quality of beef, and also improve the taste and add to production efficiency.

She said while "barley is king" in Canada in terms of rate of gain, DDG and triticale can also be ...

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