Straw may be cost-efficient feed for cattle in winter months

Straw may be cost-efficient feed for cattle in winter months

Feeding straw may keep cattle more full, allowing them to generate body heat and cut on expensive feed costs.

Cattle need to be fed the proper nutrients in the winter in order to maintain body heat while still maintaining the proper body condition. Feeding cattle wheat straw may keep cows full and prepare them for winter, a North Dakota State University Extension livestock expert recently explained.