Milo for laying hens efficient: No significant differences between corn and milo in rations for laying hens were found in two on-the-farm feeding trials
AuthorsR. H. Adolph
C. R. Grau
Authors AffiliationsR. H. Adolph is Farm Advisor, University of California, San Diego County; C. R. Grau is Associaie Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 10(12):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n12p6. December 1956.
Feeding trials——extending over two six-weeks periods—indicate that milo and corn are of equal value for laying hens, as measured by egg production, egg weight, mortality, culling, and feed efficiency. Although both grains are widely used, corn is usually more expensive than milo in California.
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