Programmed Feeding of Protein to Finishing Beef Steers

dc.contributor.author Trenkle, Allen
dc.date 2018-02-12T23:27:34.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T23:49:53Z
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dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2003
dc.date.issued 2003-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Six-hundred pound Angus steer calves were fed cornbased finishing diets for 180 days to determine the effects of stepwise reduction of protein in the diet on performance and carcass characteristics. Reducing protein in the diet, but satisfying the requirements projected by the National Research Council model for Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle, did not affect performance or carcass measurements. Further reduction in protein content of the diet, so the projected requirement of the rumen microorganisms was not being met, did not affect performance or carcass measurements. It is concluded that quantity of protein fed to finishing cattle can be programmed and abstantially reduced. These reductions will result in substantially less nitrogen excreted in manure from larger feedlots.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/11075
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Science Research Reports
dc.relation.ispartofseries ASL R1774
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dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords ASL R1774
dc.title Programmed Feeding of Protein to Finishing Beef Steers
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dc.type.genre feedlot_nutrition
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