Wintering steer calves on rations high in rice straw
AuthorsJ. L. Hull
J. B. Dobie
J. G. Morris
Authors AffiliationsJ. L. Hull is Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis; J. B. Dobie is Agricultural Engineer, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; J. G. Morris is Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 26(11):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v026n11p14. November 1972.
High levels of rice straw can be utilized by wintering cattle provided that the straw is fortified with appropriate protein, mineral and vitamin supplements. The rations should preferably be cubed to prevent the animals from sorting out the ingredients—and a binder is needed to prepare a good quality cube.
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