Early weaning and creep feeding calves in drylot

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dc.contributor.author Kimple, K.
dc.contributor.author McKee, M.
dc.contributor.author Fink, G.
dc.contributor.author Conway, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:24:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:24:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7884
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Performances of 125 commercial Hereford-cross and percentage Simmental calves were evaluated by comparing early weaning at 50 days of age (+25), nursing calves receiving a creep in drylot, and calves nursing in drylot without creep. Both a starter and growing creep were tested. Early weaned calves gained more (261 lbs., 299 lbs.) than either creep fed (251 lbs., 277 lbs.) or noncreep fed (107 lbs., 125 lbs.) calves during the 107-day trial. The best combined energy efficiency of dam and calf was for the early weaned group, and dams of early weaned calves began cycling sooner in the breeding season. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Weaning en_US
dc.subject Creep feeding en_US
dc.subject Drylot en_US
dc.title Early weaning and creep feeding calves in drylot en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 12 en_US
dc.citation.spage 8 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US

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