Effect of Aureomycin®, injectable Tramisol® and Ectrin® fly control ear tags on grazing steer performance

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dc.contributor.author Corah, L.
dc.contributor.author O'Neill, S.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.contributor.author Pope, Ronald V.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-27T14:23:57Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-27T14:23:57Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7106
dc.description.abstract Steers consuming a free choice mineral mix containing Aureomycin (437 mg per hd per day) gained 15.3% faster than controls during a 129 day grazing trial on brome grass pasture. There was considerable variation in daily mineral intake and daily Aureomycin consumption among the 12 pasture replicates. Worming the locally produced steers with Tramisol resulted in a small but non-significant improvement in gain. Two Ectrin fly control ear tags per steer (three pastures within each mineral treatment for the final 61 days of the trial) resulted in a 0.25 lb daily gain increase. Average horn fly counts for tagged steers was <1 vs. 60 for non-tagged steers. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen's Day, 1983 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 427 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Fly tags en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Steer en_US
dc.title Effect of Aureomycin®, injectable Tramisol® and Ectrin® fly control ear tags on grazing steer performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1983 en_US
dc.citation.epage 117 en_US
dc.citation.spage 114 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 2003, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1983 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid rvpope en_US


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