Effect of treating tall fescue pasture with Mefluidide on performance of grazing steers

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2010-12-10

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Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

Abstract

Mefluidide (Embark® ) delays maturity and suppresses seed head formation in grasses. Mefluidide treatment increased the crude protein content of fescue pasture and improved daily gain of grazing steers by 14.3% (.21 lb per head daily).

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Beef, Fescue, Mefluidide, Performance, Steers

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