The value of supplemental copper and cobalt for steers on fattening rations

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dc.contributor.author Gnadt, K.L.
dc.contributor.author Smith, E.F.
dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.contributor.author Kramer, J.E.
dc.contributor.author Dunn, L.
dc.contributor.author Boren, Fred W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T21:57:52Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T21:57:52Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8749
dc.description.abstract Cobalt is one of the more recent minerals discovered to be essential to ruminants. It is necessary for the synthesis of Vitamin B 12 in the rumen. Copper is necessary for hemoglobin formation, along with iron. Corn is considerably lower in copper and cobalt than sorghum grains, according to the National Research Council. Its requirement tables for beef cattle show that 2 to 4 mgs. of copper and .03 to .05 mg. of cobalt are required per pound of feed. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 51st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1963-1964 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 473 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Copper en_US
dc.subject Cobalt en_US
dc.subject Steers en_US
dc.title The value of supplemental copper and cobalt for steers on fattening rations en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1964 en_US
dc.citation.epage 54 en_US
dc.citation.spage 53 en_US
dc.description.conference 51st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Manhattan, Kansas, May 2, 1964 en_US


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