Rations

You have two sets of options for feeding your cattle.  One set is the feed quality the cattle in your pastures get and the other is for the cattle that are penned in your show string or holding pens.

Pasture Options

Open Range

  • The worst option for growth
  • Doesn't improve muscling or health
  • Has negative impact on finish and hair
  • Costs 30% of Standard Feed cost

Open Range + Hay Supplement

  • Same as Open Range but has a slightly better impact on muscle accumulation and health
  • Costs 50% of Standard Feed cost

Standard Pasture

  • Slightly negative impact on muscle growth and hair quality
  • Positive impact on health
  • Costs 100% of Standard Feed cost

Standard Pasture + Hay Supplement

  • Same as Standard Pasture but slightly better impact on growth and health
  • Costs 130% of Standard Feed cost

High Quality Range

  • Positive impact on growth, muscling, and conditioning.
  • Great for improving the health of your cattle.
  • Slightly negative impact on hair growth
  • Costs 150% of Standard Feed cost

High Quality Range + Hay Supplement

  • Same as High Quality Range but better for growth, muscling, conditioning, and health
  • Costs 175% of Standard Feed cost

Pen Options

Hay

  • About the same impact as Standard Pasture
  • Costs 100% of Standard Feed cost

Feedlot Mix

  • Negative impact on health
  • Great for a combination of economical muscle growth and finishing
  • Costs 200% of Standard Feed cost

High Corn Mix

  • Negative impact on health
  • Could possibly hurt your bulls fertility if left on this ration long term
  • Best option for putting fat on your cattle
  • Costs 200% of Standard Feed cost

Cheap Show Mix

  • Same as feedlot mix with supplements for hair growth and quality
  • Doesn't have negative impact on health that the feedlot mix has
  • Costs 225% of Standard Feed cost

Show Mix

  • High quality feed with supplements for hair shine and health of your cattle
  • Costs 275% of Standard Feed cost

Premium Show Mix

  • Highest quality feed and supplement mixture available
  • Costs 350% of Standard Feed cost

Last Updated: 2/22/2007 8:49:51 AM