Evaluation of southwestern Kansas native grasses

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dc.contributor.author Marston, T.T.
dc.contributor.author Yauk, D.O.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-06T20:45:03Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-06T20:45:03Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08-06T20:45:03Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4541
dc.description.abstract Native grass samples were collected monthly for five years and analyzed for nutrient content. Crude protein and ADF content indicate that grass quality is highest in May and June, then steadily declines until October. Stocker operators may need to begin protein supplementation as early as July to sustain weight gains. Trace mineral values were erratic from year to year and month to month between and within years, indicating that trace mineral supplementation should probably be maintained throughout the grazing season. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 2001 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 01-318-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 873 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Native grass en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Minerals en_US
dc.subject Nutrition en_US
dc.title Evaluation of southwestern Kansas native grasses en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2001 en_US
dc.citation.epage 33 en_US
dc.citation.spage 31 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 2001, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2, 2001 en_US

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