The value of Stilbestrol in beef cattle rations.

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-31T18:38:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-31T18:38:16Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-31
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12488
dc.description.abstract Twenty-seven Hereford steer calves were divided as equally as possible into three lots of 9 animals each. One lot received stilbestrol at the rate of 6 milligrams per head daily for the first 56 days. The rate was increased to 10 milligrams per head daily for the remainder of the test. Previous work indicated a lower level for young calves might be more desirable during the first part of the feeding period. The other two lots served as controls. Due to lack of pen 'space, they were fed together. All animals will graze bromegrass pasture without stilbestrol this summer. After returning to the feed lot, all animals accept one control lot will receive stilbestrol in the fattening ration. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1955-1956 Progress Reports en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Stilbestrol en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Feed efficiency en_US
dc.title The value of Stilbestrol in beef cattle rations. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1956 en_US
dc.citation.epage 46 en_US
dc.citation.spage 45 en_US
dc.description.conference 43rd Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 5, 1956 en_US

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