Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Sloping floors for beef cattle feed lots

Authors

S. R. Morrison
W. N. Garrett
C. F. Kelly
T. E. Bond
V. E. Mendel

Authors Affiliations

S. R. Morrison is Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering; W. N. Garrett is Associate Professor, Department of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; C. F. Kelly is Associate Director, Agricultural Experiment Station; T. E. Bond is Agricultural Engineer, USDA, ARS; V. E. Mendel is Assistant Animal Husbandman, Imperial Valley Field Station.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 18(9):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n09p14. September 1964.

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Abstract

Sloping feed lot floors as little as 4% degrees allowed manure to accumulate by gravity without adversely affecting weight gains, and with beef cattle spending less time lying on sloppy floors, according to tests at Imperial Valley Field Station

Morrison S, Garrett W, Kelly C, Bond T, Mendel V. 1964. Sloping floors for beef cattle feed lots. Hilgardia 18(9):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n09p14
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