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Livestock Feeders' Day, 1966: Recent submissions

  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Perry, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    This test was to determine if sorghum grain could completely replace prairie hay in a ration for calves being fed for limited growth. Intake of grain was restricted to supply approximately the same amount of energy consumed ...
  • Menzies, C.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    In a previous test (Livestock Feeder’s Day Bulletin 473) adding 10% animal fat to a ration containing 45% alfalfa hay did not affect rate of gain but materially improved feed efficiency and lowered cost per unit gain. This ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Ward, G.M.; Richardson, D.; Perry, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    This experiment was to determine the value of sorghum grain, whole and ground, added to sorghum silage at 15% of the forage green weight at ensiling. The design was as follows: Treatment 1-No grain. Treatment 2-Ground ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Richardson, D.; Deyoe, C.W.; Pfost, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Research indicates that treating grains with heat may improve feedlot performance of ruminant animals. Previous work here indicated that treating all grain or roughage with heat resulted in reduced palatability. This test ...
  • Perry, H.B.; Boren, D.W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    The 30 steers used were good to choice Herefords purchased as claves near Sterling, Kansas, and allotted to 3 lots of 10 steers each. Unlimited roughage was fed where grain was restricted. A ratio of 1 part roughage to 3 ...

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