Response of yearling steers to burning and fertilizing pasture and intensive early season stocking (bluestem pastures)

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dc.contributor.author Harbers, L.H.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Owensby, Clenton E.
dc.contributor.author Boggs, Don
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:37:20Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:37:20Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7927
dc.description 1776-1976 "Buffalo to Beef" is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1976
dc.description.abstract Nine pastures totaling 492 acres were summer grazed by yearling Hereford, Hereford-Angus cross, and Angus steers distributed equally by breed. Five pastures were burned April 22, 1975; four were not burned. Burned and nonburned pastures had 0, 40, or 80 lbs. of nitrogen per acre applied aerially April 29, 1975. Stocking rates were determined with herbage production data from experimental plots under similar treatments. Under equal fertilization and stocking ratios, burned and fertilized pastures produced as much or more average daily gain and more gain per acre than nonburned pastures. Fertilizing and heavier stocking tended to reduce average daily gains but increased gains per acre. Steers on the early season, intensely-stocked pasture gained the most per day (1.78 lbs.) and produced the highest gain per acre (70 lbs.). en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen's Day, 1976 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 262 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Yearling steers en_US
dc.subject Fertilizer en_US
dc.subject Bluestem pasture en_US
dc.title Response of yearling steers to burning and fertilizing pasture and intensive early season stocking (bluestem pastures) en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1976 en_US
dc.citation.epage 18 en_US
dc.citation.spage 17 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1976, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 5, 1976 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dboggs en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid owensby en_US

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