Feeder Focus

FEEDER Focus

Elanco technical consultant Mallorie Wilken, Ph.D. discusses the importance of proper feed mixing and how Elanco’s Feed Mixing Study Service can help uncover potential profits through ration uniformity.

 

  • Feeder Feature

    • Oct 13, 2016
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      Feeder Focus

      Feeder Focus: Monitoring cattle well-being

      Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo, Ph.D. and Elanco technical consultant, discusses the important issue of cattle well-being and hot button topics facing the beef industry. Watch as she explains Elanco’s efforts and what producers can do to ensure proper cattle well-being....More
    • Sep 12, 2016
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      Feeder Focus: Elanco’s ENOUGH Movement

      Ryan Eichler, Senior Sales Representative for Elanco, discusses the ENOUGH movement and how producers can take ownership of their message to positively impact the U.S. beef production and global food security....More
    • Aug 8, 2016
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      Feeder Focus: Ensuring ration uniformity with Elanco’s feed mixing study service

      A properly mixed ration ensures that each animal is provided with the optimum amount of each nutrient in its ration....More
    • Aug 4, 2016
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      Feeder Focus: Optimizing Optaflexx in beef cattle

      Casey Maxwell, Ph.D. and Elanco technical consultant discusses the best practices related to optimal feeding duration and total days on feed for Elanco's Optaflexx....More
    • May 28, 2015
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Managing cattle health at the feedyard

      Brad Williams, D.V.M. and Elanco Technical Consultant, talks about the role of vaccines and their importance to a producer's health management plan for stronger animals and a better bottom line....More
    • May 28, 2015
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Providing ENOUGH beef to meet global demand

      Todd Armstrong, Senior Director of U.S. Beef Operations at Elanco, shares Elanco’s vision for a food secure world, findings from a recent beef analysis and how you can get involved in the ENOUGH movement....More
    • May 21, 2015
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      FEEDER FOCUS: The Veterinary Feed Directive and livestock antibiotic use

      Changes are happening in antibiotic use for beef producers. Kerry Keffaber, D.V.M. and Advisor for Scientific Affairs and Policy at Elanco, describes these changes, including a description of the Veterinary Feed Directive process....More
    • Oct 14, 2014
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Reasons to Feed Pulmotil (Tilmicosin) as a BRD Treatment in Catttle

      . Brad Williams, DVM and Technical Consultant for Elanco Animal Health, recommends Pulmotil (tilmicosin) as treatment for BRD in stockers and feeders....More
    • Oct 8, 2014
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Liver Abscesses Cost Feedyards

      Elanco Technical Consultant, Justin Homm, talks about the value of Elanco’s Liver Check Service and how liver abscesses cost feedyards and packers....More
    • Sep 22, 2014
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Todd Armstrong On Elanco's Innovation

      Todd Armstrong shares the process for innovation at Elanco, and the importance of that innovation to meet producers' needs and help feed a growing population....More
    • how to prevent coccidiosis
      Sep 15, 2014
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      FEEDER FOCUS: Understanding Coccidiosis And Its Impacts

      Elanco Technical Consultant, Bruce Hoffman, talks about the increasing problem with parasites and the need for treatment for bovine coccidiosis and the best ways to manage the cattle disease....More
    • Aug 18, 2014
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      Keith Hansen On The Value of Cattle Implants 2

      Keith Hansen, Consulting Nutritionist from Nutrition Service Associates, discusses the value of implanting cattle and factors to consider when developing implant protocols to maximize producer gains in today’s market....More
    • Jun 18, 2014
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      Full Value Beef & How Analytics Fit

      Full Value Beef helps to develop trust with customers. Analytics is intelligent business thinking, and they provide the answer to what happened, what will happen in the future, and what is the optimum that can happen....More
    • Jun 18, 2014
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      Analytics Enable Elanco Customers Opportunity Through Full Value Beef

      Full Value Beef is a partnership program established by Elanco Animal Health to help their customers to make better decisions by using good analytics. Analytics gives feeders and stockers the chance to develop the competitive edge they need in the modern marketplace....More
    • Jun 18, 2014
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      What Is Full Value Beef?

      What is Full Value Beef and how does it relate to Elanco Animal Health's Benchmark program? Elanco's Lucas Regula says stockers and feedlots have a great deal to learn about how the right kind of data and analytics can help them achieve greater productivity and profitability with their cattle....More
    • Jun 18, 2014
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      Beef Producers Should Focus More On Analytics

      Analytics are becoming more important than ever before. With so much capital at risk and so much volatility in the business world in today's fast-paced business market, good data and good analytics are required to ensure profitability....More
    • Sep 5, 2013
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      How Feedlots Are Managing With Fewer Cattle

      Feedlots staying the fullest amid the shortest cattle numbers in more than five decades are taking on the added risk of owning a larger percentage of the cattle themselves, while also utilizing risk management to a greater extent than before, says Kevin Good, senior analyst at CattleFax....More
    • Derrell Peel, Elanco Feeder Focus
      Sep 5, 2013
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      Higher Feedlot Cost of Gain Could Spawn Feeding More Yearlings

      As stocker value of gain increases in tandem with feedlot cost of gain, Derrell Peel, extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University explains there is more incentive for the industry to add more weight to cattle before they enter the feedlot....More
    • Kevin Good, Elanco Feeder Focus
      Sep 5, 2013
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      The Evolution Of Key Feedlot Profit Centers 1

      Risk management is becoming more important to the profitability and the stayablity of the cattle feeding entity...More
    • Scott Keeling, Elanco Feeder Focus
      Aug 8, 2012
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      FEEDER Focus | Keeling Cattle Feeders

      Scott Keeling is owner of Keeling Cattle Feeders, Hereford, TX, a 17,000-head custom feedyard. He strives to improve feed efficiency and rate of gain without limiting the ability of cattle to grade high at the packer....More
    • Aug 8, 2012
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      Mark Miller On Utilizing Technology To Improve Bottom Line

      Mark Miller is a consulting nutritionist from Elk City, OK. He works with feedyards in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to develop various rations that boost rate of gain and improve feed efficiency at a time when management of high input costs has never been more critical....More
    • Feb 29, 2012
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      FEEDER Focus | Dennis White

      Dennis White, Ph.D., retired senior technical advisor for Elanco Animal Health, discusses on the history of Rumensin® and its value for feed efficiency and early control of coccidiosis....More
    • James Herring, Elanco Feeder Focus
      Mar 27, 2012
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      Optaflexx Use In Friona Industries' Branded Beef Program

      James Herring, CEO of Friona Industries, discusses the importance of Optaflexx in his feedlot's branded beef program....More
    • Dec 3, 2012
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      FEEDER Focus | Kevin Buse

      Kevin Buse, Hereford, TX, operates Champion Feeders in Hereford and Tascosa Feedyard in Bushland, TX, and runs a farm to help in its input management program. Find out why Buse always uses Optaflexx in his feedyards....More
    • Nathan Pyatt, Elanco Feeder Focus
      Apr 6, 2011
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      Spring Feeding Frenzy

      Most feedlots see an increase in dry matter intake in the spring months. Nathan Pyatt, PhD, Elanco Animal Health, describes this trend as the "Spring Feeding Frenzy"...More
  • Articles

    • Oct 9, 2013
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      USDA Approves First Combination MLV Vaccine To Provide Targeted Protection Against BVD 1b

       The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued the Veterinary Biological License for Viralign 6®, the first combination modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine to provide targeted protection against bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) virus 1b — the most predominant BVD virus strain in the United States.1 Marketed by Elanco, Viralign 6 also provides protection against BVD viral strains 1a and 2, bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV), infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) virus and parainfluenza3 (PI3) virus....More
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      Prep Your Calves For The Feedyard 1

      There are a number of things cow-calf producers can do to prepare calves for their time in a feedyard, says Mark Sebranek, general manager at Irsik & Doll Feed Yard at Garden City, KS....More

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