Cattlemen's Day, 1971; Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 546; Beef; Salt intake; Feedlot steers
Because it is a standard practice, adding salt to livestock rations has not received much attention in the past several years. Salt is universally added at 0.5% of the diet, but studies here in the early 50's showed salt needs of cattle are related to dietary roughage levels.
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Harbers, L.H. and Warren, L.C.
"Voluntary salt intake by feedlot steers,"
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