Project 253-2: Wintering, grazing, and fattening heifers, 1951-52.

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dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Good, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:29:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:29:11Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13301
dc.description.abstract Forty-five good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased ill south-central Kansas for use in this test. They were ted silage, prairie hay, 1 pound of protein, and 2 pounds of milo grain per head daily until the test started December 11, 1951. The five lightest heifers were discarded and the 40 remaining were divided into four lots of 10 heifers each. The system of management for each lot follows: Lot 1-Wintered on sorghum silage, prairie hay. 1 pound of cottonseed cake, and 2 pounds of milo grain per head daily, free access to mineral (bonemeal and salt) and salt; grazed on bluestem pasture May 1 to July 15; full-fed in dry lot to choice grade. Lot 2-Wintered on dry bluestem pasture, 2 pounds cottonseed oil meal pellets per head daily, mineral (bonemeal and salt), and free access to salt; grazed on bluestem pasture until July 15; full-fed in dry lot to the choice grade. Lot 3-Wintered on brome pasture supplemented when necessary with protein, free access to mineral (bonemeal and salt) and salt; grazed on brome pasture until July 15; full-fed in dry lot to the choice grade. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1952-1953 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 297 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Heifers en_US
dc.subject Management en_US
dc.title Project 253-2: Wintering, grazing, and fattening heifers, 1951-52. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1953 en_US
dc.citation.epage 32 en_US
dc.citation.spage 29 en_US
dc.description.conference 40th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 2, 1953 en_US


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