Wintering heifer calves that are to be fattened for the fall market.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Good, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.contributor.author Mackintosh, D.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:28:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:28:56Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13300
dc.description.abstract Thirty good quality Hereford heifer calves, 10 head to a lot, are being used in this study. They were delivered to Manhattan, Kansas, on September 15, 1952, at a cost of 29 cents per pound. They originated in the Sterling City, Texas, area. From delivery date until November 15, 1952, they were fed prairie hay and 1 pound of soybean oil meal pellets per head daily. The system of management planned for each lot follows. Lot 19-Wintered on brome pasture supplemented when necessary with protein; grazed on brome pasture until July 15; full-fed in the drylot 100 days. Lot 7-Wintered on dry bluestem pasture supplemented with 1 ½ to 2 pounds of concentrate feed per head daily; grazed on bluestem pasture until July 15; full-fed in drylot 100 days. Lot 8-Wintered on Atlas sorgo silage, prairie hay, 1 pound of soybean pellets and 2 pounds of corn per head daily; grazed on bluestem pasture May 1 to July 15; full-fed in drylot 100 days. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1952-1953 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 297 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Heifer en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.title Wintering heifer calves that are to be fattened for the fall market. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1953 en_US
dc.citation.epage 29 en_US
dc.citation.spage 28 en_US
dc.description.conference 40th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 2, 1953 en_US


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