Wintering, grazing and fattening heifers

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Show simple item record Smith, E.F. Baker, F.H. Good, D.L. Coz, R.F. Mackintosh, D.L. 2012-01-04T22:29:40Z 2012-01-04T22:29:40Z 2012-01-04
dc.description.abstract Thirty good quality Hereford heifer calves, 10 head to a lot, were used in the study They cost 20 cents a pound delivered to Manhattan, Kansas, September 15, 1952. They originated in the Sterling City, Texas, area. From delivery date until November 15, 1952, they were fed prairie hay and 1 pound of soybean oilmeal pellets per head daily. The system of management for each lot follows: Lot 1-wintered on dry bluestem pasture supplemented with 1 ½ to 2 pounds of concentrate feed per head daily, grazed on bluestem pasture May 1 to July 15, full fed in drylot 100 days. Lot 2-wintered on Atlas sorgo silage, prairie hay, 1 pound of soybean pellets, and 2 pounds of corn per head daily; grazed on bluestem pasture May 1 to July 15; full fed in drylot 100 days. Lot 3-wintered on brome pasture until January 1 then moved to drylot. In drylot they were fed sorghum silage, prairie hay, and 1 pound of soybean pellets per head daily. From April 9, 1953, to July 14. 1953, they were grazed on brome pasture' starting July 14 they were full fed grain 100 days in drylot. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1953-1954 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 308 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Dressing percentage en_US
dc.subject Carcass grade en_US
dc.subject Price en_US
dc.title Wintering, grazing and fattening heifers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1954 en_US
dc.citation.epage 15 en_US
dc.citation.spage 12 en_US
dc.description.conference 41st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1, 1954 en_US

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