Winter nutrition for cows

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dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Drake, C.L.
dc.contributor.author Kiracofe, G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-17T14:44:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-17T14:44:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8060
dc.description.abstract Cow productivity on four supplemental winter feeding levels were compared over 2 years. Cattle were grazed on native bluestem year round. Cows calved between February 15 and May 5. Only records (104) of cows that raised a calf in the year considered were used in this report. Cows averaged 3.3 years old at birth of calves. Rations fed are given in Table 25 referred to as group 1, 2, 3 and 4. Cows received the same ration each year. Cows were allotted to 4 groups and rotated among four approximately equal pastures so each group remained in each pasture an equal t:ime. Calves were weighed at birth and cows and calves were weighed each month. During the first year, cows were rectally palpated each week after calving until the first heat to determine time of ovulation and uterine size. 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 Winter en_US
dc.subject Bluestem pasture en_US
dc.subject Nutrition en_US
dc.title Winter nutrition for cows en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1971 en_US
dc.citation.epage 37 en_US
dc.citation.spage 32 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1971, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 7, 1971 en_US

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