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Forage Type Effects on Beef Cattle Performance and Carcass Traits
Non-implanted Angus crossbred steers from Auburn University’s Wiregrass Research and Extension Center resident herd in Headland, Alabama were used for a two-year forage-finishing study. In January 2006 (n = 18) and December ...
Productivity, Nutritive Quality and Utilization of Dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum) for Beef Cattle Production as Influenced by Fertilization Regime and Grazing Management
Dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum) is well adapted to the Black Belt region of the southeastern US, and information on its productivity and nutritive quality as influenced by fertility and grazing management is needed in ...
Productivity and Nutritive Quality of Johnsongrass as Influenced by Interseeded Ladino Clover and Fertilization with Commercial Fertilizer or Broiler Litter
Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) is a warm-season perennial forage grown throughout the southeastern US. It was a very popular forage for cattle grazing during the early 20th Century; however, it currently is not utilized ...
Glycemic response to meal length in horses
Cereal grains are an ideal feedstuff for horses with high energy demands because of their high soluble carbohydrate content. However, consumption of a single meal high in soluble carbohydrates causes an immediate increase ...
Performance of Forage-Finished Beef Cattle Grazing Ryegrass, Rye or Oats, and Forage Quality Measured by a High-Throughput Procedure
A 3-yr grazing trial was conducted with ryegrass (Lolium perenne), rye (Secale cereale) and oats (Avena sativa) as winter pasture for forage-finished beef. Replicate 1.42-ha paddocks were established and stocked with 3 ...