The value of trace minerals in a fattening ration.

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dc.contributor.author Oltjen, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-14T20:17:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-14T20:17:24Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12384
dc.description.abstract This is the fourth in a series of experiments conducted to determine the value of trace minerals in a typical fattening ration. Three previous experiments, similar to this one, were reported in Kansas Agr. Exp. Sta. Cirs. 297, 308 and 335. Chemical analyses of feeds commonly used in cattle rations in this area show there is no deficiency in any of the trace minerals: cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, manganese and zinc. It is possible the minerals may not be adequately balanced or available to the animal at all times. The objective of this test is to determine if trace minerals, when fed at a commonly used level, will influence rate of gain and feed efficiency. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1957-58 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 358 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Trace minerals en_US
dc.subject Feed efficiency en_US
dc.title The value of trace minerals in a fattening ration. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1958 en_US
dc.citation.epage 39 en_US
dc.citation.spage 32 en_US
dc.description.conference 45th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, KS, May 2-3, 1958 en_US


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