Feeding value of four different hybrid sorghum grains for finishing cattle

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dc.contributor.author McCollough, R.L.
dc.contributor.author Drake, C.L.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Roth, G.N.
dc.contributor.author Harrison, K.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-17T14:42:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-17T14:42:36Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8051
dc.description.abstract Hybrid sorghum grain is the major source of energy in livestock finishing rations in the Midwest. In 1969, 739 million bushels of sorghum grain were produced in the United States and 620 million bushels, or 84% were fed to livestock. Kansas ranked second to Texas, producing 183 million bushels in 1968, or 30% of the quantity fed to livestock. Since hybrid sorghum grains ware introduced in 1956, yield has increased 25%. Because livestock consumes 84% of the sorghum grain produced in the United States, hybrids with superior nutritive value would be advantageous. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1971 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 546 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Feed value en_US
dc.subject Sorghum grain en_US
dc.subject Finishing cattle en_US
dc.title Feeding value of four different hybrid sorghum grains for finishing cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1971 en_US
dc.citation.epage 14 en_US
dc.citation.spage 7 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1971, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 7, 1971 en_US

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