Wheat head silage and corn silage for growing steers

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.K.
dc.contributor.author Conway, K.L.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-08T17:33:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-08T17:33:21Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7981
dc.description.abstract Two trials were conducted to evaluate two varieties of wheat head silage (Parker and Blue Boy) and whole-plant corn silage in growing rations for steers. Each silage was fed to 21 steers for 122 days. All steers were full-fed a 12.5% crude protein ration containing 86% silage and 14% supplement. Steers fed corn silage gained faster, consumed more dry matter and were more efficient than steers fed either wheat head silage ration. Gain and feed consumption were greater for steers fed Blue Boy than for those fed Parker. Ration dry matter digestibility was higher for the corn silage ration than for either wheat head silage ration. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1974 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 210 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Wheat silage en_US
dc.subject Corn silage en_US
dc.subject Steers en_US
dc.title Wheat head silage and corn silage for growing steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1974 en_US
dc.citation.epage 34 en_US
dc.citation.spage 30 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1974, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 1, 1974 en_US

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