Effects of Increased Inclusion of Algae Meal on Finishing Steer Performance and Carcass Characteristics

Date
2016-01-01
Authors
Stokes, Rebecca
Hansen, Stephanie
Loy, Daniel
Hansen, Stephanie
Major Professor
Advisor
Committee Member
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Altmetrics
Authors
Research Projects
Organizational Units
Journal Issue
Department
Abstract

Algae meal is a novel feedstuff comprised of partially deoiled microalgae (43% DM basis) and soyhulls (57% DM basis). It appears algae meal may have a lesser energy value than corn. However, algae meal is readily consumed by steers and has minimal effects on carcass performance. This suggests that algae meal could potentially serve as a replacement for corn and a valuable component of feedlot diets.

Comments
Description
Keywords
Citation
Source
Collections