Methods of wintering yearling steers on bluestem pasture.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.contributor.author Fansher, S.B.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-25T15:47:10Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-25T15:47:10Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13385
dc.description.abstract Thirty head of good quality, about 750-pound, Hereford yearling steers were used in the test which was started December 7, 1951. The steers were purchased in the spring of 1951 and had been grazed on bluestem pasture during the summer and fall. They carried a moderate amount of flesh. They lost some flesh during October and November when they were on grass alone prior to the start of winter tests. The steers were sprayed twice with B.H.C. for lice. All of the pastures in which the steers were wintered had been grazed the previous summer at normal stocking rates but a plentiful supply or dry grass remained. From 6 to 13 acres of pasture were allowed each steer. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1951-1952 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 283 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Yearling steers en_US
dc.subject Bluestem pasture en_US
dc.subject Stocking rates en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.title Methods of wintering yearling steers on bluestem pasture. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1952 en_US
dc.citation.epage 48 en_US
dc.citation.spage 47 en_US
dc.description.conference 39th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 3, 1952 en_US

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