N&H TOP LINE: Feeder style affects forage loss

Feed waste often underestimated cost in raising beef cattle. ALSO: Differentiating lamb flavor.

Topics presented at the Midwest Section meetings of the American Society of Animal Science and the American Dairy Science Assn. in Des Moines, Iowa, ranged from basic "proof-of-concept" laboratory bench-top research to applied "in-the-field" studies.

On the applied end of the spectrum at this year's meetings, University of Minnesota researchers K. Nenn, N. Kenney-Rambo and A. DiCostanzo compared bale feeder types on forage waste by beef cows (abstract 345).

Nenn et al. noted

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