The use of tranquilizer compounds in wintering rations for steers.

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dc.contributor.author Koch, B.A.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author McCartor, M.M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-14T20:23:49Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-14T20:23:49Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12404
dc.description.abstract Recent experimental work with chemical tranquilizers has indicated that these substances may be of value in the fattening ration of beef cattle under certain conditions. Theoretically at least, the chemical tranquilizers should calm the animals and thus reduce the amount of energy lost due to nervousness and unnecessary muscular activity. It is also possible that they have some other effect upon the animal which leads to increased weight gains and improved feed efficiency. The trial reported herein• was designed to determine whether or not tranquilizer compounds will improve the performance of beef cattle on a wintering ration. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1957-58 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 358 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Tranquilizer compounds en_US
dc.subject Rations en_US
dc.subject Feed efficiency en_US
dc.title The use of tranquilizer compounds in wintering rations for steers. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1958 en_US
dc.citation.epage 55 en_US
dc.citation.spage 54 en_US
dc.description.conference 45th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, KS, May 2-3, 1958 en_US

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