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  1. Vol. 54 No. 5, p. 462-463
     
    Received: Dec 28, 1961


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doi:10.2134/agronj1962.00021962005400050027x

Comparison of Pelleted Coastal Bermudagrass, and Two Mixed Rations for Animal Gains and Carcass Values1

  1. O. L. Brooks,
  2. E. R. Beaty and
  3. R. A. McCreery2

Synopsis

Synopsis

Pelleted Coastal bermudagrass produced rapid steer gains of more than two pounds per day. A concentrate ration produced a similar rate of gain and carcasses with higher finish and dressing percent, and required about the same amount of feed per pound of gain. A third treatment consisting of 1/2 Coastal pellets and 1/2 concentrates produced the fastest gains and a dressing percent comparable to a higher concentrate ration. This treatment required less feed per pound of gain than either of the other two.

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