Nutrient restriction does not affect implant efficacy

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dc.contributor.author Lee, T.
dc.contributor.author Mamedova, Laman K.
dc.contributor.author Wileman, Benjamin W.
dc.contributor.author Thomson, Daniel U.
dc.contributor.author Bradford, Barry J.
dc.contributor.author Reinhardt, Christopher D.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-30T16:49:51Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-30T16:49:51Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8129
dc.description Beef Cattle Research, 2011 is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 2011 en
dc.description.abstract Anabolic implants in finishing beef cattle offer significant return on investment. Anabolic implants improve average daily gain feed efficiency in pasture and feedlot cattle. One way growth-promoting implants stimulate growth is through increasing production of insulin-like growth factor 1. This hormone causes muscle cells to increase their uptake of glucose and amino acids from the bloodstream. Plasma urea nitrogen is a simple measure of the protein nutritional status of animals. If lean growth is stimulated, more feed protein is utilized and retained as body protein, reducing the amount of circulating plasma urea nitrogen. If an animal is stressed and is not growing, more of the feed protein is broken down, processed, and excreted as urea nitrogen. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 11-171-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 1047 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 2011 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Anabolic implant en_US
dc.subject Average daily gain en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Nitrogen en_US
dc.title Nutrient restriction does not affect implant efficacy en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2011 en_US
dc.citation.epage 3 en_US
dc.citation.spage 1 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 2011, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 2011 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid thomson en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bbradford en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid cdr3 en_US

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