Dehydrated alfalfa vs. Vitamin A with and without Aureomycin to cattle rations using sorghum grain

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Koch, B.A.
dc.contributor.author Boren, Fred W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T21:55:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T21:55:13Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8736
dc.description.abstract The animals’ in this test were used in a previous wintering test to study grain vs. forage type sorghum silage; dehydrated alfalfa as a source of Vitamin A vs. Vitamin A; and Vitamin A with and without Aureomycin. At the end of the test, cracked sorghum grain was added to the ration and the fattening phase was started. Animals that had received dehydrated alfalfa in the wintering phase continued to receive it during the fattening phase and likewise those that received Vitamin A continued to receive Vitamin A. The dehydrated alfalfa contained approximately 50 mgs. of carotene per pound. Assuming 400 I.U. of Vitamin A per milligram of carotene, one half pound of dehydrated alfalfa supplied the equivalent of 10,000 I.U. of Vitamin A; hence, the comparison of one half pound dehydrated alfalfa pellots as a source of Vitmain A with 10,000 I.U. of preformed Vitamin A. each source of Vitamin A was fed with and without Aureomycin. The ration ingredients and average daily consumption are shown in Table 1. Salt and a mixture of salt and dicalcium phosphate were fed free choice. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 49th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1961-1962 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 447 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Dehydrated alfalfa vs. Vitamin A en_US
dc.subject Sorghum grain en_US
dc.title Dehydrated alfalfa vs. Vitamin A with and without Aureomycin to cattle rations using sorghum grain en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1962 en_US
dc.citation.epage 5 en_US
dc.citation.spage 3 en_US
dc.description.conference 49th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, Kansas, May 5, 1962 en_US

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