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South Dakota Beef Report, 1994

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Effect Of A Yeast Culture Product (Yea-Sacc) On Feedlot Performance Of Growing Calves Limit-Fed A High Concentrate Diet, C. P. Birkelo, B. Rops Jan 1994

Effect Of A Yeast Culture Product (Yea-Sacc) On Feedlot Performance Of Growing Calves Limit-Fed A High Concentrate Diet, C. P. Birkelo, B. Rops

South Dakota Beef Report, 1994

Eighty weaned steer calves (initial weight 535 Ib) were blocked by weight, allotted within block to 8 pens and limit-fed a high concentrate diet without (CONT) or with Yea-Sacc (YS; 13 g per day). The diet consisted of 69% whole, high moisture corn, 20% ground alfalfa hay, 2% molasses, and 9% supplement (dry matter basis). The diet was fed once daily for an average of 99 days in amounts calculated to result in CONT calf daily gain of 2.25 Ib. As intended, dry matter intakes of calves on the two treatments were identical (13.3 Ib/day). Daily gains ...