Fattening heifers for the summer or early fall market.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Good, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Pickett, A.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-25T15:48:49Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-25T15:48:49Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13392
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this experiment is to develop a desirable system or systems of fattening heifer calves similar to the Deferred Full Feeding system for steer calves. The system developed for good quality steer calves consisted of three phases (1) producing 225 to 250 pounds of gain during the winter, which usually require the feeding of four to five pounds of grain per head daily; (2) grazing 90 days without grain; (3) full feeding 100 days in the dry lot. The results of several prior trials at this station with heifer calves were considered before planning this experiment en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1949-1950 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 256 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Heifers en_US
dc.subject Grain en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.title Fattening heifers for the summer or early fall market. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1950 en_US
dc.citation.epage 21 en_US
dc.citation.spage 15 en_US
dc.description.conference 37th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College, Manhattan, KS, May 6, 1950 en_US

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