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Cow-Calf Beef Production with Irrigated Forages

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dc.contributor.author Dunn, Barry H.
dc.contributor.author Olson, Howard M.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en
dc.title Cow-Calf Beef Production with Irrigated Forages en
dc.type Article en
dc.source ND Farm Research: Vol. 36, No.1, p. 13-21
dc.description The Conservancy District were in cooperation with the Experiment Station for the purposes of the development of the facilities and research program. Their prime directive was to measure beef production per irrigated acre with a beef cow-calf enterprise, using methods and techniques which could be identified with farm and ranch operations. The data reported herein are the results of the first five years of the cow-calf production research at the Carrington Irrigation Branch Station in North Dakota. tables 5 -8 breakdown down results for the reader: forage yield, lbs, of oven dry per acre, utilization of forage, per cent, forage utilized, lbs, of even dry forage per acre, conception rates in pasture and drylot, cow weight change, calf average daily gain and calf adjusted weaning weight, lbs, Zeranol implant versus no implant, red Angus x Hereford calves versus straight-bred Hereford calves and, finally, gain per irrigated acre, lbs.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-19T01:55:24Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-19T01:55:24Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-19T01:55:24Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/4445
dc.date 1978 en
dc.subject Livestock production en
dc.subject Forage crops en
dc.subject Feeds en
dc.subject Cattle en

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