Weaning calves early

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dc.contributor.author McKee, M.
dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.K.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Conway, K.L.
dc.contributor.author Fink, G.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:43:10Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:43:10Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7948
dc.description.abstract Growth rate of 38 calves after being weaned at an average of 91.6 days was compared with growing rate of 37 calves averaging 91.2 days of age and continuing to nurse their mothers the same period. Average daily gains (lbs.) were 3.09 for the early weaned calves and 3.23 for those nursing their mothers the same 128 days. TDN consumption (lbs.) for each early-weaned calf and its mother for the 128-days from May 22 to September 27 was 2,714.8, and 3,215.2 for nursing calves and their mothers. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1975 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 230 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Weaning en_US
dc.subject Average daily gains en_US
dc.subject Growth rate en_US
dc.title Weaning calves early en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1975 en_US
dc.citation.epage 8 en_US
dc.citation.spage 6 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1975, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1975 en_US


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