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Beef Research Report, 2003

ASL R1832

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Feedlot Performance Of Cattle Program Fed Supplemental Protein, Allen H. Trenkle, K. Barrett Jan 2003

Feedlot Performance Of Cattle Program Fed Supplemental Protein, Allen H. Trenkle, K. Barrett

Beef Research Report, 2003

One hundred sixty eight 12 to 13 month-old steers weighing 740 lbs were allotted to 28 pens. Seven pens were allotted to each of four programs for providing supplemental protein. The programs were I: Continuous supplementation with soybean meal (12.4% crude protein), II: Continuous supplementation with urea (11.7% crude protein), III: Feeding supplemental soybean meal (12.4% crude protein) and changing to urea supplementation (11.7% crude protein) at 42 days and IV: Feeding supplemental soybean meal (12.4% crude protein), changing to urea (11.7% crude protein) at 42 days followed by decreasing the concentration of supplemental ...