Full supplementation: A new method of fattening beef cattle on pasture…
AuthorsJ. L. Hull
J. H. Meyer
Authors AffiliationsJ. L. Hall is Associate Specialist in Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; J. H. Meyer is Chairman of the Department of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 16(4):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n04p12. April 1962.
Full supplementation by free-choice feeding of rolled or ground barley to cattle on irrigated pastures brought them to acceptable slaughter condition within a 120 to 150 day feeding period in recent trials at Davis. Other factors also considered essential to the program included plenty of water nearby; a stocking rate of 5 to 7 head per acre or at least double the normal rate without supplement feeding; rotation of pastures to keep forage palatable and to facilitate irrigation; implanting each animal with 30 mg of diethylstilbesterol; and careful control of internal parasites.
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