Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Imperial valley lamb feeding: Data on rates of gain per month and per acre obtained in winter season feeding trials on alfalfa pasture

Authors

N. R. Ittner
Wm. C. Weir

Authors Affiliations

N. K. Ittner is Associate Specialist in Animal Husbandry, University of California, El Centro; Wm. C. Weir is Assistant Professor 01 Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(1):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n01p5. January 1954.

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Abstract

Lambs grazing on alfalfa pasture in the winter season of the Imperial Valley gained 9 to 10 pounds per month during two trials. The pasturage had a carrying capacity of five to six lambs per acre, and produced 40 to 50 pounds of lamb per acre per month.

Ittner N, Weir W. 1954. Imperial valley lamb feeding: Data on rates of gain per month and per acre obtained in winter season feeding trials on alfalfa pasture. Hilgardia 8(1):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n01p5
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