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Feeding value of oat hay: Stage of plant maturity at harvest affected total digestible nutrients in Kanota oat hay in evaluation trials with sheep

Authors

J. H. Meyer
W. C. Weir
L. G. Jones
J. L. Hull

Authors Affiliations

J. H. Meyer is Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; W. C. Weir is Associate Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; L. G. Jones is Specialist in Agronomy, University of California, Davis; J. L. Hull is Assistant Specialist in Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(5):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p4. May 1958.

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Abstract

Oats harvested at the 18% flower stage produced the greatest nutrient yield in studies—feeding trials, digestion trials and chemical analyses of the forage—to evaluate the feeding value of oat hay.

Meyer J, Weir W, Jones L, Hull J. 1958. Feeding value of oat hay: Stage of plant maturity at harvest affected total digestible nutrients in Kanota oat hay in evaluation trials with sheep. Hilgardia 12(5):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p4
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