Milo stover, forage sorghum and alfalfa silages for growing heifers

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.contributor.author Grimes, C.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:31:09Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:31:09Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7906
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Ninety heifer calves were used to compare six rations containing various combinations of milo stover, forage sorghum and alfalfa silages. In the 96-day trial, heifers fed 100% forage sorghum silage outperformed heifers fed 100% milo stover silage. Adding forage sorghum or alfalfa silage to the 100% milo stover silage ration improved rate and efficiency of gain. Observed gains and efficiencies for the 67% milo stover + 33% forage sorghum and for the 33% milo stover + 67% forage sorghum silage rations exceeded predicted gains and efficiencies an average of 10.7% and 11.5%, respectively. 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 Milo stover en_US
dc.subject Forage sorghum en_US
dc.subject Alfalfa silages en_US
dc.subject Heifers en_US
dc.title Milo stover, forage sorghum and alfalfa silages for growing heifers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 59 en_US
dc.citation.spage 56 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US


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