The effect of grazing systems on livestock and vegetation. A comparison of different methods of managing bluestem pastures.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Anderson, K.L.
dc.contributor.author Baker, F.H.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:23:50Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:23:50Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13278
dc.description.abstract Good quality Hereford yearling steers weighing approximately 565 pounds were used to stock the pastures. The method of management of each pasture was as follows: Pasture 1-Normal rate of stocking, 3.75 acres per head. Pasture 2-0verstocked, 2.74 acres per head. Pasture 3-Understocked, 5.45 acres per 'head. Pastures 4, 5, 6-Deferred and rotation grazing, 3.75 acres per head. All the steers were held in two pastures until June 30, then turned into the protected pasture until August 3. On that date they were placed on the better of the two pastures previously used, where they remained until August 10. After that they were allowed the run of all three pastures. Pasture 7-Burned March 13, 1953; rate of stocking was 3.67 acres per head. Pasture 8-Burned April 9, 1953; rate of stocking was 3.67 acres per head. Pasture 9-Burned April 30.1953; rate of stocking was 3.67 acres per head. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1953-1954 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 308 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Grazing systems en_US
dc.subject Stocking rates en_US
dc.subject Deferred grazing en_US
dc.subject Burning en_US
dc.subject Gains en_US
dc.title The effect of grazing systems on livestock and vegetation. A comparison of different methods of managing bluestem pastures. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1954 en_US
dc.citation.epage 28 en_US
dc.citation.spage 24 en_US
dc.description.conference 41st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1, 1954 en_US

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