Influence of feeding practices and season of birth on calf performance

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dc.contributor.author Singh, A.R.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Smith, W.H.
dc.contributor.author Kessler, F.B.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-17T14:41:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-17T14:41:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8048
dc.description.abstract The ability of beef cows to produce heavy, vigorous and good quality calves every year is one of their most important economic traits. Feeding practices have been reported to influence average daily gain (ADG) and weaning weight. We evaluated creep-feeding, noncreep-feeding, season of birth, and other factors that affect preweaning performance of calves. At the Fort Hays Branch Experiment Station, Hays, Kansas, purebred sires had been used many generations in the grade Hereford herd. Calves, born in both spring and fall, were randomly allotted to creep-fed and noncreep-fed groups every year. Cows and calves grazed native pastures. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1969 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 529 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Feed en_US
dc.subject Birth season en_US
dc.subject Calf performance en_US
dc.subject Average daily gain en_US
dc.title Influence of feeding practices and season of birth on calf performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1969 en_US
dc.citation.epage 24 en_US
dc.citation.spage 19 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1969, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 2, 1969 en_US


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