Comparison of feeding calves vs. yearlings

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dc.contributor.author Hickok, D.T.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Franke, D.E.
dc.contributor.author Dikeman, Michael E.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-14T17:57:46Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-14T17:57:46Z
dc.date.issued 2010-10-14T17:57:46Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6333
dc.description.abstract Data from the 207 crossbred steers used in this study indicate that when calves are placed in the feedlot on a finishing ration at weaning, they will have better feed efficiencies, greater lifetime ADGs, lighter carcass weights, and equal carcass qualities compared to those placed as yearlings. In recent times, heavy carcass weights have been rather common in the industry. Every over-weight steer had a desirable weight at one time, and this study shows that they would have produced a desirable carcass if managed correctly. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 92-407-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 651 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Cattle en_US
dc.subject Management en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Carcass en_US
dc.subject Systems en_US
dc.title Comparison of feeding calves vs. yearlings en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 66 en_US
dc.citation.spage 65 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1992, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 6, 1992 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mdikeman en_US

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