Beef cattle

Do you want healthier beef cattle? Healthier beef cattle are more fertile and have a higher growth rate. In terms of sustainability and economics too, a productive and healthy herd is important. De Heus offers nutritional and management programmes for every aspect relating to beef cattle and feed on your farm.

Contributing to a profitable, healthy and sustainable farm

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FEED AND SERVICES

Feed and services for beef cattle

Our beef cattle specialists are proactive, have an entrepreneurial mentality and always look for improvements and a higher return for your company. Combined with our on-farm approach, wide range of feed and services and our practical concepts, these core values ensure you get the right advice, the best result and the highest balance on your farm.

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Helping you achieve your farm's goals

Each day brings you many challenges related to keeping your animals healthy at each life stages, such as reproduction, rearing, growing and fattening, offering the best ration and feed, etc.

We are here to support your specific farm needs! After analysing and discussing your goals, our technical advisor provides you with a practical on-farm solution to help improve the performance of your farm.

  • Maximised margin per kg meat
  • Well-developed heifers
  • Improved fertility of your herd

INSIGHTS BEEF CATTLE

Challenges we can help you with

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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The main expenses are the purchase of your animals and the feed the animals eat. It is important to buy well-developed animals at a good purchase price. Well-developed and healthy animals perform better and are more profitable. These animals require a well-balanced ration for safe digestion and optimal performance.

Yes, creep feeding your calves will improve their growth and you will make optimal use of their growth potential. Young animals are more efficient in their growth. Supplementation increases the growth of your calves, enhances the development of their rumen and intake of forage.

Forage is the basis for a profitable and sustainable extensive beef operation. It is crucial to manage the pasture and grazing of your herd all year around. During the year, the availability of forage varies considerably. To make optimal use of the forage, a grazing plan along with correct supplementation is essential to maintain productivity and profitability.

The reproduction performance is the foundation for a cow/calf operation. With our ReproBeef Plan, De Heus offers a nutritional plan with management advice to address key issues that affect reproductive performance.

Learn more about optimally managing the reproductive cycle of your herd on our ReproBeef page