Efficacy of DEPO-MGA® in feedlot heifers

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dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.contributor.author Pope, Ronald V.
dc.contributor.author O'Neill, L.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-01T22:12:40Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-01T22:12:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010-12-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6705
dc.description.abstract Three levels of melengestrol acetate (30, 60, and 90 mg) injected subcutaneously as a liquid (DEPO-MGA ®) in the ear of heifers yielded high performance results comparable to feeding 0.5 mg of MGA per head daily. Heifers fed 0.5 mg MGA daily gained 6% faster and were 11% more efficient than heifers not receiving MGA. This study will be pooled with trials from 13 other locations in the U.S. to determine if further development and FDA clearance of DEPO-MGA ® will be pursued by the Upjohn Company. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1987 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 87-309-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 514 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject DEPO-MGA ® en_US
dc.subject Feedlot heifers en_US
dc.title Efficacy of DEPO-MGA® in feedlot heifers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1987 en_US
dc.citation.epage 31 en_US
dc.citation.spage 30 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1987, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March, 1987 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid rvpope en_US

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