Cattlemen's Day, 1968; Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 518; Beef; Ground beef; Concrete vs. soil-surfaced lots; High energy ration
This is a cooperative project with the Department of Agricultural Engineering to study surface runoff, in addition to animal performance. Twenty Hereford heifers were randomly allotted to four equal sized lots: 2 surfaced with concrete and 2 with soil. Self-feeders in soil-surfaced lots have concrete aprons.
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Drake, C.L.; Smart, L.I.; Smith, E.F.; and Lipper, R.I.
"The effects of feeding a high concentrate ration containing 25% ground beef manure to fattening heifers in concrete and soil-surfaced lots,"
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