With the cattle market in constant flux, producers are putting an even greater emphasis on implants as a means to increase pounds and dollars at every stage of a calf’s life.
“Implants change the rate at which animals deposit muscle, and it makes them more efficient in dietary protein utilization, transferring protein to muscle,” said Dr. Daniel Scruggs, managing veterinarian for Zoetis. “More pounds on cattle can equate to more profit for the producer.”
Using an implant, in
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