Supplemental feed for calves prior to weaning

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dc.contributor.author Woolfolk, J.S.
dc.contributor.author Conway, K.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-08T17:41:19Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-08T17:41:19Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7988
dc.description.abstract A mixture of 60% dehydrated alfalfa crumbles and 40% dry rolled sorghum grain was fed ad lib to calves 30 days before weaning. The calves ate an average of 2.6 lbs. per day and gained 0.32 lbs more per day average during the 30 days than calves receiving no supplemental feed. During the next 30 days all calves received the ration ad lib. Calves continuing on the ration gained 0.48 lbs. more per day average than those that had received no supplement before weaning. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1973 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 568 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Weaning en_US
dc.subject Alfalfa en_US
dc.subject Sorghum grain en_US
dc.title Supplemental feed for calves prior to weaning en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1973 en_US
dc.citation.epage 27 en_US
dc.citation.spage 26 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1973, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2, 1973 en_US


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