A comparison of alfalfa and alfalfa plus grain for wintering heifer calves on bluestem

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Koch, B.A.
dc.contributor.author Boren, Fred W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-14T20:24:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-14T20:24:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12407
dc.description.abstract Twenty-two head of good quality Hereford heifer calves purchased from the Harris Ranch at Melrose, New Mexico, were used in the test. They were divided on the basis of weight into two lots of 11 heifers each and wintered on bluestem pasture with the following treatments: Pasture 8-Fed 4 pounds of alfalfa hay and 2.5 pounds of corn per head daily. Pasture 13-Fed 8 pounds of alfalfa hay per head daily. The 2.5 pounds of corn fed to pasture 8 furnished approximately the same amount of total digestible nutrients as the additional 4 pounds of alfalfa bay fed to pasture 13. Plenty of grass was available in both pastures. The heifers had free access to salt. 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 Alfalfa en_US
dc.subject Bluestem pasture en_US
dc.subject Grain en_US
dc.title A comparison of alfalfa and alfalfa plus grain for wintering heifer calves on bluestem en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1958 en_US
dc.citation.epage 32 en_US
dc.citation.spage 31 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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