The value of ammoniated molasses in beef cattle wintering rations

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Baker, F.H.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.contributor.author McReynolds, K.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:30:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:30:45Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13308
dc.description.abstract Forty head of good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased from near Pueblo, Colo. They were divided as equally as possible into four lots of 10 heifers each. The starting ration for each lot is shown in Table 12. These rations were calculated to contain the same protein equivalent and total digestible nutrients per lot. The amount of silage was increased as the experiment progressed and all lots received the same amount. All animals were fed the control ration about a week before starting the experiment. During the experiment, the animals were fed once daily during the morning. The concentrates and molasses were spread over the silage and mixed. Warm water was mixed with the molasses in cold weather to make handling and mixing easier. As a result of thorough mixing, no animal was able to eat more than its share of any ingredient. A mineral mixture of steamed bonemeal and salt was fed free choice. Water was available at all times. 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 Ammoniated molasses en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Feed efficiency en_US
dc.title The value of ammoniated molasses in beef cattle wintering rations en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1954 en_US
dc.citation.epage 24 en_US
dc.citation.spage 22 en_US
dc.description.conference 41st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1, 1954 en_US

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