Lamb feeding experiments

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dc.contributor.author Menzies, C.S.
dc.contributor.author Erhart, A.B.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-28T16:43:10Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-28T16:43:10Z
dc.date.issued 2011-04-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8480
dc.description.abstract Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from Phelps White, Roswell, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 648 head was 75.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. Lambs were trucked to Garden City, arriving October. They sheared an average of 4.6 lbs. wool each October 27 and 28. Alfalfa hay and field chopped corn and sorghum forages were fed until lambs went on test. Total cost of lambs on test (initial cost, trucking, feed cost, and shearing charges minus estimated wool value) was $22.30 per cwt. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 54th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1966-1967 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 507 en_US
dc.subject Lamb en_US
dc.subject Corn silage en_US
dc.subject Alfalfa en_US
dc.subject Wheat bran en_US
dc.title Lamb feeding experiments en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1967 en_US
dc.citation.epage 61 en_US
dc.citation.spage 52 en_US
dc.description.conference 54th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, May 5, 1967 en_US

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