Wheat, barley, oat and corn silage rations for growing steers

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Oltjen, J.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:30:15Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:30:15Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7903
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Eleven wheat, barley, oat and corn silages were evaluated in two steers growing trials in 1975 and 1976. In both trials, steers fed barley or corn silages had similar rate and efficiency of gains. Also, barley and corn silages supported greater performance than any of the seven wheat or oat silages. In the 1976 trial steers fed Trio or Lodi oat silage had the lowest feed consumption and made the slowest and least efficient gains. For an average of the two trials barley and corn silages had similar feeding values. Wheat silages had 90 and 80% the relative feeding value of corn silage in 1975 and 1976, respectively. Oat silages had only 48% the feeding value of corn silage in 1976. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Wheat en_US
dc.subject Barley en_US
dc.subject Oat en_US
dc.subject Corn en_US
dc.subject Silage en_US
dc.subject Steers en_US
dc.title Wheat, barley, oat and corn silage rations for growing steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 55 en_US
dc.citation.spage 52 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US


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