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

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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 will be grazed until August 1 on bluestem pasture, then fattened in dry lot to choice grade. 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 Management en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.title Winter management for steer calves on a wintering, grazing, and fattening program. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1956 en_US
dc.citation.epage 30 en_US
dc.citation.spage 20 en_US
dc.description.conference 43rd Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 5, 1956 en_US

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