Dr. Luis Tedeschi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, and graduate student Whitney Crossland are studying the effects of yeast as part of an extensive fed-cattle study. Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Blair Fannin
Dr. Luis Tedeschi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, and graduate student Whitney Crossland are studying the effects of yeast as part of an extensive fed-cattle study.

AgriLife Research projects evaluate feeder cattle on yeast/grain diet

Project hopes to determine if yeast can be a viable replacement for ionophores and other antibiotics during transition phase from feeding high-roughage to high-grain diets in feedlot conditions.

Yeast may play a major role in feeding cattle and producing higher quality beef, and Texas A&M AgriLife Research faculty fellow Dr. Luis Tedeschi and graduate student Whitney Crossland are studying the effects of yeast as part of an extensive fed cattle study.

The study is in partnership with AB Vista from the U.K. The goal of the project is to determine if yeast can be a viable replacement for ionophores and other antibiotics during the transition phase from feeding high-roughage

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