RUMINANT NUTRITION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES

SCOPE OF SERVICES:

  • Nutrition Consulting
  • Research Trials
  • Strategies for added value
  • Genetic Improvement
  • Endocrinology
  • Spreadsheet Analysis
  • Specialize in feeding cattle of Holstein genetics

JONATHON BECKETT, PH.D. - SERVICES (CURRENT):

  • Nutrition consultant in California, Idaho, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Mexico, Indonesia
  • Oversee the nutrition and technical advice for approximately 750,000 head of cattle on feed
  • Specialize in feeding cattle of Holstein genetics
  • Director-Managing Partner, Border Valley Nutrition and Technical Services

IN ROLE, CONSULTING NUTRITIONIST:

  • Formulate rations to optimize performance
  • Develop growth-promoting technology & protocols to enhance growth and development
  • Monitor and evaluate animal performance
  • Track carcass characteristics, adjust feeding programs accordingly
  • Assistance in husbandry and production practices

TURN-KEY DAIRY BEEF CONSULTING PROGRAM:

  • Help to define quality and market expectations
  • Tailored nutrition and technical assistance to meet those expectations
  • Feed, water, bunk management recommendations
  • Under 60-day calf nutrition & care protocols
  • Over 60-day steer protocols nutrition & care protocols
  • Health; medicine, vaccine, implant, antibiotic programs
  • Facilities; design, pen outlay, shading, size, orientation
  • Carcass, yield analysis and considerations
  • Feed management protocols to maximize economics, quality expectations