Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day (1946-1967) by Subject "Alfalfa hay"

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day (1946-1967) by Subject "Alfalfa hay"

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  • Cathcart, R.B.; Smith, E.F.; Baker, F.H.; Richardson, D.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1954)
    Forty Texas Hereford heifer calves averaging 360 pounds each were divided into four lots of 10 head each. The feeding test was conducted from December 17, 1953, to April 8. 1954, or 113 days. The alfalfa silage and hay ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B.; Splitter, E.J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Twenty head of good quality Hereford steer calves were used in the test. They were a part of the heavy end of a group of 150 calves purchased in the vicinity of Marfa, Texas, for experimental tests. There are two lots, 10 ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    This feeding trial was to determine the effects of various field-conditioned alfalfa hays on the winter performance of heifer calves. Second-cutting alfalfa was field-conditioned or processed as follows: 1. Control-mowed, ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Good, D.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1959)
    This experiment was designed to collect data in regard to the optimum level of alfalfa hay feeding for calves wintered on bluestem pasture. One group of heifers was fed twice as much alfalfa hay as another, but ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Thierstein, G.E.; Follis, D.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    Through cooperative efforts of the Departments of Agronomy and Agricultural Engineering, fourth-cutting alfalfa hay was made available to winter-feed weaned heifer calves. The object of the experiment was to determine the ...
  • Menzies, C.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    In a previous test (Livestock Feeder’s Day Bulletin 473) adding 10% animal fat to a ration containing 45% alfalfa hay did not affect rate of gain but materially improved feed efficiency and lowered cost per unit gain. This ...
  • Cox, R.F.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Eighteen good quality Hereford steer calves were used in the test. They were part of a group of 150 steer calves obtained from Marfa, Texas, for experimental purposes. They were divided into two lots of 3 head each and ...