Fish meal as a protein source for holstein steer calves

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dc.contributor.author Morrill, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Laster, J.F.
dc.contributor.author Morrill, J.M.
dc.contributor.author Feyerherm, A.M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-12T18:12:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-12T18:12:21Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/9146
dc.description.abstract Holstein steer calves (n = 96) were on experiment from 8 to 18 wk of age. Control calves were fed a diet in which all supplemental protein was from soybean meal; in the experimental diet, part of the soybean meal was replaced by fish meal. Both feeds were readily consumed, and consumption did not differ between treatments. Gains of calves fed fish meal were greater (P = .10) during the first 8 wk of the experiment; however, over the entire experiment, the difference was not significant. Overall results suggest that fish meal may improve weight gains and feed efficiency of younger and smaller calves. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 93-131-S en_US
dc.subject Calves en_US
dc.subject Grower diets en_US
dc.subject Fish meal en_US
dc.subject Protein source en_US
dc.title Fish meal as a protein source for holstein steer calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 18 en_US
dc.citation.spage 15 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1992, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1992


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