Cattle - beef

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US: Feedlot linked to soybean field contaminant

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) in the US has determined that grain and seed screenings used as feed were linked to the spread of an invasive weed, Palmer amaranth, in soybean fields there.

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EFSA asked to carry out risk assessment under medicated feed rules

By Jane Byrne

The EU Commission has requested EFSA to assess the specific concentrations of 24 antimicrobials resulting from cross-contamination to non-target feed, below which there would not be an effect on the emergence of and/or selection for resistance in microbial...

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Cutting methane emissions in cattle

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding pods and foliage of locally available legumes to cattle diets, may reduce cattle methane emissions, boost protein digestion and support dry matter intake, say researchers.

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