Intake of milk and range forage by nursing calves

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dc.contributor.author Peischel, A.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Owensby, Clenton E.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-09T14:45:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-09T14:45:03Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7172
dc.description.abstract Adequate milk production by the cow to promote fast gain by her calf the first three months is important for heavy weaning weights. Calves consume considerable range forage by three months of age, and milk consumption begins to decrease. As grass begins to mature in September, milk from the dam and range forage eaten by the calf (as a percentage of body weight) decrease to below recommended protein level, so gains decrease. Weaning calves and placing them on a higher nutrition level in late August or early September may be considered when continued fast gains are desired. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1980 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 377 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Milk en_US
dc.subject Range forage en_US
dc.subject Nursing calves en_US
dc.title Intake of milk and range forage by nursing calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1980 en_US
dc.citation.epage 25 en_US
dc.citation.spage 24 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1980, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1980 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid owensby en_US


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