Ratio of roughage to grain for fattening steer calves

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T18:14:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T18:14:02Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13342
dc.description.abstract The physical balance or ratio of roughage to concentrates is an important factor to consider in the ration of fattening cattle. Beef cattle serve as one of the principal means of marketing roughage. Since a large amount of roughage is produced in Kansas and throughout the Midwest, it is desirable to have information concerning the maximum amount of roughage that can be used in fattening rations, consistent with maximum and economical production. This experiment was planned to secure information on the effects of different levels of roughage on average daily gain, teed requirement per unit of gain, quality of finish, carcass quality and selling price. 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 Roughage en_US
dc.subject Grain en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.title Ratio of roughage to grain for fattening steer calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1953 en_US
dc.citation.epage 51 en_US
dc.citation.spage 50 en_US
dc.description.conference 40th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 2, 1953 en_US

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