Tyler Thomas

Tyler Thomas

Fort Collins, CO
Graduate Research Assistant | Animal Sciences | Ruminant Nutrition | Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research Fellow
Feb
21
The Real Cost of Underfeeding

The Real Cost of Underfeeding

Let me set the scene. Your cows are pregnant, healthy, and out on pasture – there is just one problem: limited
2 min read
Feb
21
Making Marbling Moves

Making Marbling Moves

We all know that better beef = more profit when cattle arrive at the packing plant. Beef is one of the
2 min read
Feb
21

🥩Making Marbling Moves

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In this week’s R2R Edition: 1. Making Marbling Moves 2. The Real Cost of Underfeeding Meat Quality Making
4 min read
Feb
10
Nanoparticles: the future of animal supplements?

Nanoparticles: the future of animal supplements?

The high-points: * Lactic acid bacteria improve both rumen fermentation and silage quality in the cattle industry. * Tested delivery of bacteria
3 min read
Feb
10
Biology + Economics = Greater Profitability for Brazilian Ranches

Biology + Economics = Greater Profitability for Brazilian Ranches

The high-points: * Brazil houses roughly 23% of the cattle on earth but produces 17% of the beef, suggesting inefficiencies in
4 min read
Feb
10
The shifting solution for sulfur surplus symptoms

The shifting solution for sulfur surplus symptoms

The high-points: * High concentrations of sulfur can be toxic to cattle, decreasing performance as well as causing polioencephalomalacia. * Cattle receiving
3 min read
Feb
10
Are you going grass-fed? Tips for what to plant in your pasture.

Are you going grass-fed? Tips for what to plant in your pasture.

The high-points: * The flavor of grass-fed beef is a constraint of consumer preference due to the beef often having lower
3 min read
Feb
10
Great Then, Still Great Now

Great Then, Still Great Now

The high-points: * Common sustainability practices at use in feedlots, decrease greenhouse gas emissions. * Some of these practices use technology like
2 min read
Feb
10
Finding common ground for the grasslands

Finding common ground for the grasslands

The high-points: * Many consumers, non-profits, and government organizations are keen to know the environmental impacts of what consumers are buying,
2 min read
Feb
10
The Many Uses of Direct-Fed Microbials

The Many Uses of Direct-Fed Microbials

The high-points: * The microbes in the rumen have a large impact on the health and productivity of the ruminant. * Increased
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