Ratio of roughage to grain for fattening steer calves.

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Cox, R.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T18:11:24Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T18:11:24Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13335
dc.description.abstract This is a preliminary report covering the first 98 days of this feeding trial which is still being conducted; therefore the reader should bear in mind that the figures are in no way conclusive or complete. The physical balance or ratio of roughage to concentrates is an important factor to consider in the ration of fattening cattle. Beef cattle serve as one of the principal means of marketing roughage. Since a large amount of roughage is produced throughout the Midwest, it is desirable to have information concerning the maximum amount of roughage that can be used in fattening rations consistent with maximum and economical production. This experiment was planned to secure information on the effects of different levels of roughage on average daily gain, feed requirement per unit of gain, quality of finish, selling price, and carcass quality. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1951-1952 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 283 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Roughage en_US
dc.subject Steer en_US
dc.subject Gain en_US
dc.subject Carcass quality en_US
dc.title Ratio of roughage to grain for fattening steer calves. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1952 en_US
dc.citation.epage 52 en_US
dc.citation.spage 51 en_US
dc.description.conference 39th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 3, 1952 en_US

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