Cobalt bullets or cobalt-fortified soybean oil meal for heifers on a finishing ration

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dc.contributor.author Koch, R.A.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Boren, Fred W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T16:08:56Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T16:08:56Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12134
dc.description.abstract Twenty-seven head of Hereford heifers of good to choice quality were used in this trial. They previously had been used to study various winter treatments. Treatments were as follows: control lot. Cracked sorghum grain and alfalfa hay fed twice a day; soybean oil meal fed once a day. Cobalt-bullet lot. Each heifer given a cobalt bullet at beginning of the feeding period; fed the same as the control lot. Cobalt “fed” lot. Daily allowance of supplemental cobalt carried in soybean oil meal; fed the same as the control lot. During the first 17 days of the trial, each heifer received 10 pounds of silage per day mixed with the grain to help brig to full feed. Heifers in the cobalt “fed” lot received 0.75 mg. of supplemental cobalt per head per day in their soybean oil meal during the first 90 days. During the last 80 days, the supplemental cobalt was increased to 1.50 mgs. per head per day. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1960-61 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 383 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Cobalt en_US
dc.subject Soybean oil en_US
dc.subject Heifers en_US
dc.title Cobalt bullets or cobalt-fortified soybean oil meal for heifers on a finishing ration en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1961 en_US
dc.citation.epage 5 en_US
dc.citation.spage 4 en_US
dc.description.conference 48th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 6, 1961 en_US


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