Calcium sources compared in liquid feed supplements for finishing steers

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dc.contributor.author Harbers, L.H.
dc.contributor.author Teague, R.D.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:46:32Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:46:32Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7960
dc.description.abstract When calcium chloride was added to a mixture of minerals and urea in molasses, the minerals had not settled after the mixture was shipped 350 miles and stored 4 weeks. Calcium carbonate added to a similar supplement caused all minerals tested except sodium, potassium, and copper to precipitate. Using a 112-day, steer-feeding trial, we found that animals performed similarly when their liquid feed supplement contained either calcium chloride or resuspended calcium carbonate. 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 Calcium carbonate en_US
dc.subject Finishing steers en_US
dc.subject Calcium chloride en_US
dc.title Calcium sources compared in liquid feed supplements for finishing steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1975 en_US
dc.citation.epage 63 en_US
dc.citation.spage 59 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1975, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1975 en_US

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