University of California

Antibiotic studies help feedlot calves


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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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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