Winter management for steer calves on a wintering, grazing, and fattening program.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Koch, B.A.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.contributor.author Walker, G.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-31T18:32:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-31T18:32:24Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-31
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12472
dc.description.abstract Dry bluestem pasture has been used successfully several years at this station as a source of winter roughage for steer calves that are to be grazed during the summer and sold off grass as feeder or stocker yearlings. This is the first attempt to supplement dry grass during the winter with several pounds of grain combined with protein, in an effort to attain sufficient winter gain so the calves could be finished on grain in the late summer and sold as fat yearlings. The test is to determine if dry grass can be supplemented, in such a manner that calves will compare favorably in total performance with steer calves wintered on good-quality roughages. The steers were grazed until August 3 on bluestem pasture, then fattened in dry lot to choice grade. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1956-57 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 349 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Management en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.title Winter management for steer calves on a wintering, grazing, and fattening program. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1957 en_US
dc.citation.epage 50 en_US
dc.citation.spage 48 en_US
dc.description.conference 44th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College, Manhattan, KS, May 4, 1957 en_US

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