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I can get cracked corn for $5 a hundred ,and I want to mix up a good recipe to feed calfs for super growth.What can I add to this corn to make the calfs really grow.

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Are you talking weaned heifers or are you trying to finish steers for harvest? If you are talking weaned calves 400-700#, you can mix corn, oats and soybean meal into a ration of 14% protein. (your local feed mill will know how much). If you have 700-900# steers that you are finishing for harvest (slaughter), corn is good enough. Both rations need good grass hay. Jeanne

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