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How many people can an entire cow feed?
It depends on the size and how lean the cow or "cow" is. Assuming you are referring to an average market steer, which averages around 1250 lbs, the ideal percentage yield is less than 58%. If you get an average carcass weight of 700 lbs or more from that steer, and everyone eats an 8 oz. portion, it could feed an estimated 1400 people for certain.
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Farmers and ranchers often feed the cows. However cows are able to feed themselves when they're out grazing on pasture.
The average person consumes about 60 lbs of beef a year. By that math, it will take 360 lbs of meat. Dressing (the % an animal weight that is the bled carcass) is around… 60%. Therefore, you can figure that a 1,250 lbs steer should yield 750 lbs. However, before you go in with someone on a carcass and each taking a side, remember that you are limited on cuts. Take a look at how much ground beef you want. That will be the first thing a butcher asks you.
One 454 kg cow with or without a calf will consume 11 kg of feed/forage DM (dry matter) ration per day (this is equivalent to what's called the Animal Unit, AU). In context, t…his means that a cow or a bovine of any size will eat 2.5% of his/her body weight in DM ration per day.
In some states the cows and calves outnumber the people and while Wisconsin is a major dairy production state the current human population of Wisconsin of over 5.6 milli…on dwarfs the cattle population of about 3.4 million head.
One 1000 lb cow with or without a calf will consume 25 lbs of feed/forage per day in dry matter (DM) ration. This is equivalent to what's called the Animal Unit (AU), since 1 …AU = 1 x 1000 lb cow with or without a calf. In context, this means that a cow or a bovine of any size will eat 2.5% of his/her body weight in DM ration per day. Actual or as-fed consumption varies with moisture content of the feed or forage.
0 LOVE Answer: If you are asking about the current world population, than it is estimated to be about 7 billion people. If you are asking about how many humans lived …since Adam to the final one born, then some have estimated this to be around 100 billion people.
As of May, 2009, the US Census Bureau estimated a global population of 6,776,836,730 with an annual growth rate of 1.188%
According to the NY Times article posted in the related link below, approximately 20 people are killed by cows each year in the United States.
Plants that are considered poisonous to cattle include the following: - Water Hemlock - Rhubarb - Lupine - Low Larkspur - Oak - Tall Larkspur - Timber milk vetch - Death camas… - Greasewood - Horsebrush - Rubberweed - Sneezeweed - Broomweed - Chokecherry - Copperweed - Desert Parsley - Halogten - Loco - Milkweeds - Veratrum Other antiquality factors that must be addressed in feeding cattle include bloat, acidosis, nitrate toxicity, fescue toxicity, grass tetany, sweet clover disease. This is not really directed to the plants the cattle eat, but WHEN they eat them. To prevent bloat, let cattle out on a alfalfa or clover feild when they are not hungry. Also, make sure they have acccess to a bloat block to prevent bloating. To prevent acidosis, introduce a different ration slowly. Nitrate toxicity is prevented when cattle are supplemented with a high energy-based feed with plenty of carbohydrates and vitamin A. Fescue toxicity is only prevented if non-infected Tall Fescue varieties are seeded in along with legumes. Grass tetany can be prevented by not turning animals out onto pasture the first few weeks of initial pasture season. However if this cannot be avoided, supplementing with mineral that contains magnesium sulfate and calcium diphosphate or mixing a salt mix of 2 parts magnesium oxide and 1 part salt is even better. To prevent sweet clover disease, properly cure (or dry thoroughly) sweet clover hay or silage.
Wisconsin or kansas
No. Pig feed contains animal by products that could potentially contain prions that cause Mad Cow Disease or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy. All feed products that contain a…ny sort of animal byproducts (blood meal, fish meal, etc.) are prohibited from being fed to ruminants like cattle in the USA and Canada.
In The Bible
A: There are two stories in which Jesus miraculously fed thousands of people. These first appeared in Mark's Gospel, the first New Testament gospel to be written, an…d both were subsequently copied into Matthew. However, only the feeding of 5000 was copied into Luke, because of the 'Missing Block'. Mark 6:33-8:21 form an integrated set of passages with ten references or allusions to food, including two feasts in which he fed 5000 people and then another 4000 people and a summary by Jesus of the feasts in 8:19-21. The entire reading maintains a consistent theme of food, plus a minor theme of not understanding: Jesus and the disciples had no leisure so much as to eat , so they went into a desert place Feeding the 5000 When Jesus walked on water the disciples were amazed, for they considered not the miracle of the loaves Pharisees complain about the disciples eating with unwashed hands Discourse - what goes into a man goes into his belly and does not defile Greek woman metaphorically begs for crumbs from the table Feeding the 4000 Disciples are hungry and have only one loaf of bread Jesus warns the disciples about the leaven of the Pharisees and they reason, "It is because we have no bread," showing they do not understand Summary by Jesus of the two feasts
You certainly can feed sweet corn ("people corn") to cattle, but farmers don't because it doesn't yield nearly as much as field corn (dent corn). Most cattle feedlots operate …on a tight enough margin that they need to feed the least expensive corn they can get, and that's not as cheap as it used to be.
There are a lot of variables to consider here. Location, climate, vegetation, soil type/quality, forage biomass, and forage quality, whether you are using the land for grazing… only or for hay and grazing that means raising your cattle for 365 days a year on only 25 acres are important factors that will determine how many cows you can feed on 25 acres. Some areas, like in the Southwest of the USA, you may be lucky to be able to feed 2 to 3 cows on 25 acres. Further north, like in the Northeast, you may be able to feed 15 to 25 cows on 25 acres. However, as mentioned above, this depends on whether you're just using these acres for grazing only, or if you are keeping your animals all year round and need it for hay production as well if you do not wish to buy hay.
Beef cows are put on feed for 3 to 4 months prior to finishing. Most cows may not need to go through the feedlot to be finished because either they are simply too wild or are …fat enough to be able to go straight to the slaughter facility. These are female mature bovines who have had a calf we're talking about here, by the way, not "cows" in general or colloquially speaking. IF, however, we are referring to "cows" as far as colloquialism is concerned, this really depends on the age of the "cow," breed/type, and whether that "cow" has been backgrounded for several months before put on the feedlot or not. Majority of steers and heifers (proper term instead of "cows"), once weaned at around or between 3 to 6 months of age, will go onto a backgrounding operation first before being finished in the feedlot. Backgrounding usually takes around 8 months to a full year before they are heavy enough or at the right condition and frame size to be put on full-feed. Calves that have been weaned much later (such as around 8 to 10 months) will either go through a short phase of backgrounding or go directly to the feedlot to begin finishing. Steers and heifers will spend anywhere from 3 to 8 months in the feedlot to fatten up and be at the right condition and/or frame size to be ready for slaughter.