Value of 3-mg, Stilbestrol implants for young lambs

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dc.contributor.author Menzies, C.
dc.contributor.author Hillman, M.
dc.contributor.author Lenhart, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-04T14:39:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-04T14:39:07Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8583
dc.description.abstract Forty-two crossbred lambs sired by Suffolk rams and out of commercial fine-wool ewes were used. Twenty-one were implanted with 3 mgs. Stilbestrol each. Lambs averaged 24 days of age when started on test, February 17. They nursed their mothers until May1, when all were weaned. A pelleted ration of 45% sorghum grain, 2.5% soybean oil meal, 7.5% molasses, 45% dehydrated alfalfa meal, and 10 mgs. aureomycin per pound was self-fed in a creep before lambs were weaned and in a self-feeder after that. Loose alfalfa hay was fed free choice in addition to the pellets. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 50th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1962-1963 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 460 en_US
dc.subject Sheep en_US
dc.subject Stilbestrol implants en_US
dc.subject Hormone treatments en_US
dc.title Value of 3-mg, Stilbestrol implants for young lambs en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1963 en_US
dc.citation.epage 71 en_US
dc.citation.spage 69 en_US
dc.description.conference 50th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, Kansas, May 4, 1963 en_US


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