Summer annual silages and hay for growing steers

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Ilg, H.
dc.contributor.author Axe, D.
dc.contributor.author Thompson, W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-18T17:53:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-18T17:53:24Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7376
dc.description.abstract Sudangrass, pearl millet, sorghum-sudangrass, and forage sorghum silages and sorghum-sudan hay were full-fed to yearling steers in a 90-day trial. Forage sorghum was harvested in the dough stage; the other four forages, in the late-vegetative stage. Steers consumed an average of 12.5% more hay than silage the first 42 days; hay feeding was discontinued then for lack of supply. At 90 days, steers fed forage sorghum silage out-performed those fed the other three silages. Compared with forage sorghum, the other silages had relative feeding values (based on rate and efficiency of gains) of 75% for sudangrass , 62% for pearl millet, and 68% for sorghum-sudan. 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 Silage en_US
dc.subject Hay en_US
dc.subject Growing steers en_US
dc.title Summer annual silages and hay for growing steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1980 en_US
dc.citation.epage 42 en_US
dc.citation.spage 40 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1980, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1980 en_US


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