Grain dust for finishing cattle

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dc.contributor.author Axe, D.
dc.contributor.author Ilg, H.
dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Behnke, Keith C.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-18T17:57:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-18T17:57:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7389
dc.description.abstract Two finishing trials with heifers and steers were conducted to determine the value of grain dust (GD) to replace cracked corn and to compare soybean meal and urea as protein supplements. Results of the 104-day heifer trial showed that 50% GD supported the least efficient gains. Heifers fed 0 and 25% GD rations had similar performances. In the 75-day steer trial, replacing 12.5 or 25% of the cracked corn in the ration with GD did not affect rate of gain. However, steers fed the GD rations consumed more feed and were less efficient than steers fed the cracked corn, control ration. In both trials, soybean meal and urea supplements gave similar rates and efficiencies of gain. 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 Grain dust en_US
dc.subject Finishing cattle en_US
dc.subject Soybean meal en_US
dc.title Grain dust for finishing cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1980 en_US
dc.citation.epage 67 en_US
dc.citation.spage 63 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1980, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1980 en_US


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