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RICHARDL

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I've been feeding my (4) heifers & (1) 15 month old bull every other day a mixture of corn, 12% sweet feed & rice bran. I try to divide a 5 gallon bucket equal amongst them. During the winter months. My question is am i wasting my $$$ & time or should I increase/decrease there amounts. They all look pretty good weight wise. they had hay and supplements all winter. Don't plan on feeding much in the spring/ summer with the green grass we are starting to get, but i was just wondering. what others are doing :cowboy:
 

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How old are the heifers, how much do they weigh, bred or not, what breed, and what are you planning to do with them?
 
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on average, the heifers are out of (4), (2) are anugus. & (2) are Brangus. On average they are almost 20 MONTHS I know one for sure is bred and 2 or definetly not bred, don't know what they weight, i'd have to guess round 800-900 ??? My plan is simple, any thing they have gets the freezer or sold. :cowboy:
 

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Seeing your over in Louisiana in that mild climate with plenty of moisture I'd think all the feed you fed probably was a waste of good money, tho the cattle probably loved it. Fertilize that grass and turn'em loose. They'll love you for it.
 

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