Beef cattle about 8 months of age in an open drylot feedlot.  After weaning, calves at 5 to 6 months of age may be placed on a high-forage diet to add frame and muscle.  This phase of beef production is called backgrounding.

Backgrounding beef calves

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Description: Beef cattle about 8 months of age in an open drylot feedlot. After weaning, calves at 5 to 6 months of age may be placed on a high-forage diet to add frame and muscle. This phase of beef production is called backgrounding.

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