Potato process residue and bluegrass straw in steer finishing rations
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Published by College of Agriculture Research Center, Washington State University in [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English


  • Beef cattle -- Feeding and feeds,
  • Potatoes -- Residues,
  • Potatoes as feed,
  • Bluegrasses,
  • Straw as feed

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Edition Notes

StatementW.W. Heinemann, E.M. Hanks, D.C. Young.
SeriesBulletin -- 871, Bulletin (Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Research Center) -- 871.
ContributionsHanks, E. M., Young, D. C., Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14551740M

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Forage In Dairy Cow Rations. Forage %. NonForage %. 14 herds, 13, – 16, kg RHA. Shaver and Kaiser, What cows are designed to use. Wheat straw may also be used as a partial roughage source in growing and finishing diets. Straw needs to be chopped prior to inclusion in mixed rations, with an average particle length of not more than 1 inch. Optimum utilization of wheat straw results when used in combina-tion with high-quality forage such as alfalfa hay. Substitution of straw for. Feeding pressed beet pulp in place of corn silage in a finishing diet resulted in equal feed efficien-cies though dry matter intake was slightly affected. Summary Two trials were conducted to evalu-ate feeding pressed beet pulp as the roughage source in finishing diets. British crossbred steers were fed % corn silage, % beet pulp, or %. Finishing Beef Cattle: Farmers' Bulletin No [n/a] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : n/a.