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  1. Sheep, Goat Producers: Management Skills Workshop to be Held Oct. 14 in Wooster

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sheep-goat-producers-management-skills-workshop-be-held-oct-14-wooster

    Francis Fluharty, a ruminant nutritionist with OARDC.  He will share the importance of nutrition on ... transition to becoming organic, or just interested in small ruminants and organic methods won't want to ... miss the Management Skills for Organic Small Ruminants Workshop, to be held Oct. 14 from 1-5 p.m. at ...

  2. OSU Extension to Offer Beef Feedlot School in January, February

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offer-beef-feedlot-school-january-february

    Fluharty, a professor of ruminant nutrition at Ohio State. Fluharty specializes in feedlot nutrition and ... feedlot nutrition and maximizing profits can participate in a discussion of the issues by experts from ... school will focus on beef feedlot nutrition, maximizing profits by increasing feed efficiency and using ...

  3. How to Feed Cattle More Distillers Grains: OARDC Names Krauss Award Winner

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/how-feed-cattle-more-distillers-grains-oardc-names-krauss-award-winner

    April 27, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio — Tara Felix, who last year earned her Ph.D. in ruminant nutrition ... in ruminant nutrition from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in animal bioscience ... Characteristics, and Ruminal Metabolism of Feedlot Cattle Fed Diets Containing 60% Dried Distillers Grains,” which ...

  4. What Are Distillers Grains Worth? Software Tool Calculates Value

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/what-are-distillers-grains-worth-software-tool-calculates-value

    that ruminants need corn and soybeans, and they don't, as long as the proper nutritional ... the nutritional and economic worth of distillers grains. SESAME, a Windows-based program created by ... ruminant feed. Using SESAME is an efficient, accurate approach to determining the value of various types of ...

  5. Down-Under Digestive Microbes Could Help Lower Methane Gas From Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/down-under-digestive-microbes-could-help-lower-methane-gas-livestock

    digestible energy for nutritional purposes in host animals. The energy the fermentation process uses to ... produce methane gas during digestion actually robs animals of some of the nutritional quality of their ... are often considered similar to ruminants-- a class of mammals that have multiple compartments, ...

  6. Loerch Receives 2010 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award: 'Immediate Impact' on Beef Cited

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/loerch-receives-2010-oardc-senior-faculty-research-award-immediate-impact-beef-cited

    Association of Animal Sciences’ Ruminant Nutrition Research Award. He is a founding member of Ohio ... recognized expert on beef cattle nutrition and management strategies. “His applied approach to problem ... impact on the efficiency and profitability of beef production and on the quality and nutritional ...

  7. Dairy Producers Should Consider ‘Precision’ Diets to Maximize Profits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dairy-producers-should-consider-%E2%80%98precision%E2%80%99-diets-maximize-profits

    because ruminants, and dairy cows in particular, can take advantage of a wide variety of feeds.” St-Pierre ... nutritional strategy. He offered several recommendations for alternative feedstuffs in the Buckeye Dairy ... years, but not for ruminant animals. “Now we can account in our formulations for at least two important ...

  8. Rumen Expert, Microbe Namesake, Notches 2008 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rumen-expert-microbe-namesake-notches-2008-oardc-senior-faculty-research-award

    said. The rumen is the first of four chambers in the stomach of ruminants, or cud-chewing animals. ... digestible to their host. Cattle, for example, are ruminants. “The role of ruminants in intensive and ... domestic and wild ruminants and marsupials, work that could someday lead to the use of other kinds of ...

  9. Make Sure Alternative Forages Contain Adequate Nutrients

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/make-sure-alternative-forages-contain-adequate-nutrients

    for overall ruminant health. Francis Fluharty, an Ohio State University animal sciences researcher, ... the harder it is for a ruminant to digest the feed. "Two things must happen to aid in the ... is best to feed combinations of ruminally available (urea, soybean meal) and ruminally escape (corn ...

  10. Ohio State University Software Tool Can Help Dairy Producers Manage Feed Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-software-tool-can-help-dairy-producers-manage-feed-costs

    cottonseed, tallow, wheat bran and wheat middlings. "Producers think that ruminants need corn and ... soybeans, and they don't, as long as the proper nutritional requirements are met. Beef and dairy cattle ... nutritional information and feedstuffs costs in OSU Extension's dairy newsletter at http://dairy.osu.edu, ...

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