Beef cattle

Fatten your beef cattle with Novatek Feedlot 85

by Lemmy Sikumba Feed-lotting (also called pen fattening) involves the feeding of beef cattle with a high protein, energy balanced diet for a period of 60 to 90 days in confinement to increase live and slaughter weights. The basic principle of the feedlot is to increase the weight of[...]

By Specialist Writer|13th June 2022|Categories: Animal feed, Articles, Zambia|Tags: , , , , |

Occasional feedlotting of beef cattle

by Wiehan Visagie Many livestock farmers in Zambia take the opportunity seasonally to feed cattle in feedlots. Most of these feeding units operate with a one-time capacity of anywhere from 15 to 350 cattle.  Feeding cattle can be tricky as farmers need to be able to source quality raw[...]

By Specialist Writer|15th July 2019|Categories: Zambia|Tags: , |
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