Fattening heifers for the summer or early fall market

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dc.contributor.author Pickett, A.G.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-25T15:52:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-25T15:52:44Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13410
dc.description.abstract The previous tests with heifer calves have been completed. Pasture was not used in these tests but instead, heifer calves were fed a full feed of grain, three-fourths feed, one-half feed, one-fourth feed and no grain, respectively with silage and a protein supplement. As a result of these tests it was determined that for heifer calves which are to be full fed grain in the dry lot or which are to be grazed 75 to 100 days and then full fed grain for approximately 100 days, two to two and one-half pounds of grain in the winter ration will produce enough flesh to result in U. S. Good carcasses after 100 days of full feeding, yet not too much flesh to justify grazing 75-100 days before full feeding. Beginning with this, the fourth test, a study was initiated to determine the best way to utilize bluestem and brome grass in fattening heifers. 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 Heifers en_US
dc.subject Market en_US
dc.subject Bluestem pasture en_US
dc.title Fattening heifers for the summer or early fall market en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1949 en_US
dc.citation.epage 19 en_US
dc.citation.spage 11 en_US
dc.description.conference 36th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College, Manhattan, KS, May 7, 1949 en_US

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