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Protein-energy supplements for beef heifers


John L. Hull
Richard E. Delmas
Edward J. DePeters

Authors Affiliations

John L. Hull is Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis; Richard E. Delmas is Farm Advisor, Modoc County; Edward J. DePeters is Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, UC Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 38(11):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n11p9. November 1984.

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Recent studies concerned with the growth and development of replacement beef heifers bred to calve as two-year-olds have shown that protein-energy supplementation for such heifers grazing irrigated pasture will enhance average daily gain over conventional energy supplementation.

Hull J, Delmas R, DePeters E. 1984. Protein-energy supplements for beef heifers. Hilgardia 38(11):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n11p9
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