Performance of early weaned calves fed lasalocid

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, K.L.
dc.contributor.author Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.
dc.contributor.author Morrill, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Reddy, P.G.
dc.contributor.author Avery, T.B.
dc.contributor.author Anderson, N.V.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-20T19:35:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-20T19:35:43Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14731
dc.description.abstract Twenty-two newborn, bull calves were used to determine the effects of lasalocid on growth and feed intake of early-weaned calves from week 1 to 12. Calves were assigned to lasalocid or control groups on day 3. Lasalocid-fed group received lasalocid in milk from day 4 to 7 and in milk and pre-starter from days 7 to 14 and in starter feed from weeks 2 to 12. Lasalocid-fed calves had a significantly higher feed consumption and greater weight gain than calves that did not receive lasalocid. The difference became apparent only after 6 wk of age. Lasalocid appears to be a beneficial feed additive for newborn calves. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 88-114-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 527 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Lasalocid en_US
dc.subject Feed consumption en_US
dc.subject Weight gain en_US
dc.title Performance of early weaned calves fed lasalocid en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1987 en_US
dc.citation.epage 40 en_US
dc.citation.spage 38 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1987, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1987
dc.contributor.authoreid tnagaraj en_US


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