Document anglais faisant un bilan d'une production de vache veau comme un parc d'engraissement avec les avantages et inconvénients. / The drylot beef cow/calf enterprise is an alternative management system to traditional pasture or range beef production. Strictly defi ned, it is feeding confi ned cow/calf pairs in a feedlot environment during part or all of the traditional summer or fallwinter grazing season. In a practical sense, it means feeding confi ned cows and calves forages, crop residues and grains that may have more value marketed through cattle than as a cash crop. Many cattlemen manage their cows in drylot during the winter and after calving until pastures are ready.
Organisation : North Dakota State University, The Ohio State University Auteur(s) : V.L. Anderson,Carrington Research Extension Center North Dakota State University, S.L. Boyles,The Ohio State University Date de publication : 29 février 2008