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Increasing Your Calf Check by Getting the Right Kind of Weight on Your Calves This Summer

Posted by Rio Nutrition on Jun 21, 2016 4:46:26 PM

Our proven concept of helping ranchers add more pounds to their calves sure compensates for the lower calf prices this year. Ranchers across North America have rallied around this idea as a clear way to increase their calf check this fall.

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Topics: beef guys, Beef Industry, Cost Effective Tools, cow/calf industry, framey calves, gains on calves, marketable calf pounds, Mike Bolinger, News and Tips, ROI, Calf Check, Superior Livestock Rep

Waging War Against The Bad Guys...Flies

Posted by Rio Nutrition on Jun 12, 2015 1:59:44 PM

The negative impact that flies (the bad guys) have on the beef industry during the summer is staggering! Horn flies alone cost the beef industry an estimated $1 billion annually according to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

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Topics: Beef Industry, Cost Effective Tools, Fly Control, fly control methods, Fly Control Program, fly population control, Fly Repelant, gains on calves, Grazing Patterns, News and Tips, DefenderPAC, Pasture Cattle, Rio Nutrition, University of Nebraska

This Summer, Pack on the Pounds!

Posted by Rio Nutrition on Jun 8, 2015 11:00:19 AM

With summer – and pasture season upon us, our focus here at Rio Nutrition is to help ranchers increase gains on  calves through good nutrition and better forage utilization. Packing more pounds on calves during the summer will naturally result in  heavier weaning weights in the fall in view of increasing your bottom line.

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Topics: Bottom Line, Cost Effective Tools, Forage Utilization, forages, gains on calves, News and Tips, raising healthy calves, cal, healthy calf, Livestock Nutrition Programs, Nutrizorb Digestion Pack, pasture season, Pasture Utilization, Rio Nutrition, v, Weaning

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