Self feeding cottonseed meal mixed with salt to steers as a protein supplement on bluestem grass.

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dc.contributor.author Pickett, A.G.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-25T15:51:13Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-25T15:51:13Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13402
dc.description.abstract Considerable interest has developed in the possibilities of self feeding a protein supplement to cattle on grass. Self feeding is a labor saving and eliminates the need for rounding up cattle every day. Under usual circumstances, it is impossible to control the amount of supplement consumed when it is self-fed. In an attempt to overcome this limitation a few cattlemen have self-fed a mixture of salt and cottonseed meal. It was found that the salt limited the amount consumed and that by varying the proportion of salt in the mixture it was possible to obtain the desired consumption of cottonseed meal. Preliminary tests were conducted in 1948-49 with two-year old steers on bluestem grass during the last 90 days of the summer grazing season and during the winter with one lot of yearling steers wintered on dry bluestem grass. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1948-1949 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 250 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Salt en_US
dc.subject Cottonseed en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Bluestem grass en_US
dc.title Self feeding cottonseed meal mixed with salt to steers as a protein supplement on bluestem grass. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1949 en_US
dc.citation.epage 40 en_US
dc.citation.spage 39 en_US
dc.description.conference 36th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College, Manhattan, KS, May 7, 1949 en_US

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