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"Probiotic" is a buzzword that isn't well understood. This publication explains the probiotics that exist in the gut of mammals, the chemicals they produce, the implications for animal welfare, and how to store them. Fo  More...
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The completely revised third edition of this guide contains more than 300 pages of information for forage and livestock producers and the agricultural industries that serve them. We've updated selection information, n  More...

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This is a box of 25 copies of our popular in-field reference. The completely revised third edition of this guide contains more than 300 pages of information for forage and livestock producers and the agricultural industr  More...

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Meat goats are ruminants and get the nutrients they need through a wide variety of feedstuffs. Because of this, producers must thoroughly understand digestive physiology and nutrition before they can develop an effici  More...

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Ionophores are a nutritional biotechnology that are commonly added to beef cattle and poultry diets. In this video, learn how this antibiotic is used, how it works and why there is no concern for antibiotic resistance.  More...
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Phytase is a nutritional biotechnology that is commonly added to swine and poultry diets. In this video, learn how this enzyme is used to enhance production efficiency while also helping to alleviate environmental concer  More...
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Lick tubs offer dairy producers a nutrient supplement option for their pasture-raised young heifers. This publication explains what lick tubs are and provides findings of a lick tub study conducted by Purdue University r  More...
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Drought conditions create numerous challenges on a dairy farm, including slow regrowth of pasture, hay and crops to be ensiled, reduced yields, lower forage quality and increased production costs. This publication looks  More...
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Distillers grain is a popular livestock feed because of its availability and the cost of alternative feed grains. This publication looks at how best to incorporate distillers grain into the diets of post-weaned dairy hei  More...
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This publication addresses poultry health and productivity issues connected to exposing flocks to aflatoxin-contaminated feed.  More...
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This publication outlines the problem of aflatoxin contamination of animal feed and provides management practices that can lower the risk of contamination.  More...
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This brochure offers quick tips to help grain producers, livestock producers, and storage and handling personnel minimize the risk posed by aflatoxin. Additional information is available on the Managing Moldy Corn websi  More...
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Publication providing beef cattle producers information on preconditioning, a management practice for preparing calves for a successful feedlot experience. Covers team building, weight gain, herd health and nutrition and  More...
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The use of antimicrobials (substances that kill or inhibit microorganisms) in food animal production is one of the more controversial agricultural practices in the United States. The author of this 4-page PDF publication  More...
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Molds are a concern because they can reduce grain quality and storability. Under some conditions, certain molds can produce mycotoxins, substances that can be harmful to livestock and humans. This brochure explains basic  More...
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The rapid rise in the number of processing plants that use corn to produce ethanol has increased the availability of co-product feeds. Feedstuffs produced from the ethanol industry have now become mainstream commodities,  More...
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Mycotoxins in corn and other grains can reduce performance in both ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats) and non-ruminants (swine, poultry) and can have detrimental effects on both finishing animals and reproducing males and  More...
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During the 2009 Indiana corn harvest, livestock producers heard numerous reports of mycotoxin levels high enough to cause concern. The main mycotoxins in feed grains that sheep and meat goat producers need to be concerne  More...
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A 2-page publication explaining how DDGS in the diet affect the firmness of carcass fat in swine  More...
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2-page publication explaining the value of distillers' dried grain as a livestock feed.  More...
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4-page publication explaining how feed ingredient co-products are obtained from ethanol fermentation from corn.  More...
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This 3-page publication discusses the issues that must be addressed before large amounts of DDGS can be fed on poultry farms.  More...
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This 3-page publication discusses the storage and handling concerns that must be addressed and the requirements that must be met for wet DGS or DDGS to be an effective feed for dairy replacements.  More...
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This 3-page publication discusses the feed value of distillers' grains for lactating dairy cows and the steps that should be taken to capture the maximal feeding value from corn ethanol co-products.  More...
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The rapid emergence of ethanol plants in Indiana will result in large quantities of corn co-products. However, the quantity that may be fed as a percentage of ration dry matter is limited. There are numerous issues affec  More...
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The desire to begin raising poultry must be carefully considered before the first purchase. This publication details information about Housing Birds, Placing Birds, and Water and Feed.  More...
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Feeding Colostrum to Beef Calves describes why it is important to get a calf off to a good start by ensuring adequate colostrum intake. In addition to providing antibodies, it provides essential nutrients. Besides being  More...
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This book introduces animal owners to livestock and pet poisoning caused by plants in Indiana. Forty-nine poisonous plants are discussed. Symptoms and general treatment are noted. Line drawings are given for each plant  More...

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This one-page publication entitled, "Vomitoxin in Feed Wheat for Hogs" discusses vomitoxin and how it has caused the 1996 wheat crop to be diverted from human food to animal feed. Vomitoxin causes feed refusal and poo  More...
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This one-page publication entitled, "Head Scab of Wheat" deals with gibberella, the cause of head scab in wheat. Deoxynivalenol and zearalenone are two mycotoxins possibly produced by head scab. Feeding scabby wheat  More...
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This publication is intended to help the horse owner to understand the basics of a good horse feeding program so that it can be best decided which management regime will best suit individual situations.  More...
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This grain quality fact sheet discusses the potential danger to horses in the 1991 carryover corn.  More...
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