Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Antibiotic studies help feedlot calves

Authors

Donald G. Addis
Gary A. Beall

Authors Affiliations

Donald G. Addis is Farm Advisor, Riverside County; Gary A. Beall is Communications Specialist, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 31(2):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n02p10. February 1977.

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Abstract

Depending on the particular shipment, 25 to 90 percent of the feeder and stocker cattle coming into southern California desert feedlots get sick. Death losses and culling rates range from 6 to 8 percent among the lighter calves (250 to 400 pounds) and from ½ to 2½ percent for larger animals.

Addis D, Beall G. 1977. Antibiotic studies help feedlot calves. Hilgardia 31(2):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n02p10
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