Blog List >   Animal Focus: Wieght Gain Through Proper Nutrition
 Animal Focus: Wieght Gain Through Proper Nutrition
Apr 12 2014 7:45PM Posted by Michael Nimitz
 
 

Here at Nimitz Beef we have a natural take on weight gains in our animals. Historically, animal science and research has focused on increasing the dry matter intake of animals in relation to gains. The more that goes in, the more the animal can gain… It is a simple science. They largely focus on high energy diets - think of it as a high caloric diet for cows - in particular grains such as barley and corn have gained popularity in the last hundred years as an effective way of putting pounds on beef. 

We are working with a little bit different of an idea. We believe that if we control the diet of our animals and focus on healthy intake (quality) instead of quantity we can still achieve substantial gains without harming the animal’s health. The process is a bit slower (taking 6-12 months longer), but the end result is a healthier, happier animal and a quality cut of meat for you, the customer. We use a balanced system of maintaining the energy levels they would normally intake, while supplementing extra proteins and healthy fats to help maintain a healthy diet and promote gains even in colder weather. The supplementary diet they receive is flax based and free of grains, the rest of their diet is green grass or hay. 

To make it really simple, let’s pretend you are a spry young beef trying to pack on some pounds. Here are two options you can choose from: 



Option 1: Imagine you and several of your friends are living in a bachelor apartment, around 450 square feet. Definitely no room for exercise equipment! Every day, you order take out directly to your door. You eat fast, high caloric food for every meal, and sit on the couch watching TV. Occasionally you feel sick from overeating, so a doctor comes and gives you a shot of antibiotics, but you never go to the hospital. Science is simple; you are gaining weight, mostly fat. Finally, the day comes where you've gained so much weight, you can't fit out the door anymore. That's okay though, because at least you can order in! 

Option 2: Now imagine you live in a 4500 square foot house. Not only do you have a backyard to relax in, you've got a gym in the basement to exercise whenever you want. Hell, you've even got a personal trainer who comes in! You've got a fridge full of healthy, natural snacks, like fruit and vegetables that you can eat whenever you want. You could even call it a natural grazing program. Because you and your friends each have their own bedroom, you never get sick from a cramped or dirty environment. Every day you eat healthy and work out – you've gained muscle mass, but it's taken a while to get to your goal weight. You feel great and you are looking better. 

Which animal would you prefer to be?
Post Your Comments & Responses
Name *
Response *
Enter the code shown below *
 
Comments & Responses
 
vera   ( Jan 7 2021 3:09AM )
Beef is certainly a very useful product.I am glad that you are so clear about its usefulness.You are professionals in your field.When I had a need, I applied resume services online , and I was given professional help.
SHZ   ( Dec 26 2020 11:01AM )
Good to become visiting your weblog again, it has been months for me. Nicely this article that i've been waited for so long. I will need this post to total my assignment in the college, and it has exact same topic together with your write-up. Thanks, good share. voyance telephone gratuite
SHZ   ( Dec 26 2020 3:23AM )
Really impressed! Everything is very open and very clear clarification of issues. It contains truly facts. Your website is very valuable. Thanks for sharing. Dr. Andrea Natale cardiac electrophysiologist
SHZ   ( Dec 26 2020 3:20AM )
This is a great article thanks for sharing this informative information. I will visit your blog regularly for some latest post. I will visit your blog regularly for Some latest post. Andrea Natale austin
SHZ   ( Dec 26 2020 3:17AM )
Please give some advice on how to achieve this kind of posts. Ross Levinsohn
SHZ   ( Dec 26 2020 3:07AM )
Its as if you had a great grasp on the subject matter, but you forgot to include your readers. Perhaps you should think about this from more than one angle. The Pulse Ross Levinsohn
CreativeDaniyal   ( Nov 23 2020 4:09PM )
It was so good to see you acknowledging this topic, it really feels great. Thanks for sharing such a valuable information which is very hard to find normally. I have subscribed to your website and will be promoting it to my friends and other people as well. Star Lord Trench Coat
Barb Rees   ( Mar 20 2015 6:21PM )
After talking to Mike,I was researching for the article and came across this humorous explanation of the difference in animals. While it is funny, it is logical and drives the point home. Well done.
Powered by OnlyBusiness.com