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We have a simmental calf the 3 judges that have seen her say that she needs more rib. we feed 3% of body weight and hay 2 times a day. i heard beat pulps would add more rib and volume, but do not know how much to feed or if it will work any suggestions???????? thanks

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Needing more rib isn't something you can feed into her. You can give her a belly with more roughage, but spring of rib is a structure. An animal with a wider, deeper barrel can convert more roughage, usually being more efficient on feed.

Jason Trowbridge Southern Angus Farms Alberta Canada

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