Effect of Rumensin on performance of finishing steers

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dc.contributor.author Fink, G.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:35:35Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:35:35Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7919
dc.description 1776-1976 "Buffalo to Beef" is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1976
dc.description.abstract Two hundred ten Hereford x Angus crossbred yearling steers were used in two trials to determine effects of Monensin (trade name Rumensin) on performance and carcass characteristics. Top dressing a protein supplement (crumbles or pellets) containing Rumensin was an acceptable way to feed the compound in trial 1. Rumensin increased gain 2.0% reduced feed intake 4.3%, and improved feed efficiency 6.1%. Trial 2 was conducted to determine if Rumensin could be fed to steers after they had been on a high concentrate ration at least 56 days. Four levels (1, 10, 20, and 30 grams per ton) were compared. Ten or 20 grams per ton was most beneficial the final 63 days in the feedlot after a preliminary feeding period of 56 days without Rumensin. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen's Day, 1976 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 262 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Rumensin en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Steers en_US
dc.title Effect of Rumensin on performance of finishing steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1976 en_US
dc.citation.epage 61 en_US
dc.citation.spage 57 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1976, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 5, 1976 en_US


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