Wheat, barley, and oat silages for beef cattle

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Oltjen, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-18T18:06:10Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-18T18:06:10Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7415
dc.description Cattlemen's Fate in '78 is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1978 en
dc.description.abstract Wheat, barley, or oat silages can provide excellent alternatives to corn and sorghum silages for beef cattle. Wheat, barley, oat, and corn silages were fed to steers in seven trials for the past five years (Prog. Rpt. 210, 230, 262 and 291, Kansas Agr. Expt. Sta.). The forages were whole plant and had been harvested in the dough state except as indicated. Silage was made in concrete silos (10 x 50 feet). When necessary, water was added to provide a moisture content of at least 60% in the ensiled forage. Cereal silage varieties included soft red winter, awnless wheats, Blue Boy, Blue Boy II, and Arthur, hard red winter, awned wheats, Parker, Eagle and Sage; winter, awned barleys, Paoli and Kanby, and spring oats, Trio and Loci. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1978 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 320 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Wheat en_US
dc.subject Barley en_US
dc.subject Oats en_US
dc.title Wheat, barley, and oat silages for beef cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1978 en_US
dc.citation.epage 47 en_US
dc.citation.spage 43 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1978, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 3, 1978 en_US

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