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Why is Feed Efficiency Important?

What is Feed Efficiency (FE)? Why is it important? Dr. Nicolas DiLorenzo, a specialist in Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management, answers both questions. He also explains the benefit for commercial cattle producers in choosing seedstock tested for Feed Efficiency.

Dr. DiLorenzo is an Associate Professor in Animal Sciences at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center located in Marianna, Florida.

Carcass Ultrasound is another topic discussed in this video. Carcass merit is very important to most buyers and Dr. DiLorenzo explains the advantages of using live animal ultrasound. This process is harmless to the animal.