Milo head silage (Milage) rations for finishing yearling steers

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.K.
dc.contributor.author Fink, G.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:46:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:46:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7958
dc.description.abstract Four finishing rations evaluated in the l02-day trial were: (1) unprocessed (Whole) milage, (2) processed (rolled) silage, (3) processed milage plus high moisture milo and (4) high-moisture milo plus chopped hay. Approximate roughage levels were 24% in rations 1 and 2 and 15% in rations 3 and 4. Yearling steers fed processed milage plus high--moisture llIilo gained faster (P<.05) and more efficiently (P<.05) than steers fed any of the other three rations. Steers receiving Whole milage (ration 1) consumed 9.4% more feed (P<.05) and required 14.0% more feed per lb. of gain than steers receiving rolled milage (ration 2). Steers fed rolled milage (rations 2 and 3) required an average of 15.8 and 8.52%, respectively, less grain per lb. of gain than steers fed rations 1 and 4. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1975 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 230 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Milo silage en_US
dc.subject Yearling steers en_US
dc.subject Milage en_US
dc.title Milo head silage (Milage) rations for finishing yearling steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1975 en_US
dc.citation.epage 43 en_US
dc.citation.spage 39 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1975, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1975 en_US

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