Section 1
Chapter 62

Different proportions hay: concentrates in feeding bulls for slaughter at 14 months of age

Homb, T.

Zeitschrift für Tierphysiologie Tierernahrung und Futtermittelkunde 33(2): 80-87


ISSN/ISBN: 0044-3565
PMID: 4833063
Accession: 000061228

In 4 experiments bulls aged 6 and 14 months were given barn-dried hay, mostly timothy, and a mixture of 75% barley meal, 15% soya bean meal and 10% wheat bran in different proportions. Before the experiment calves were reared on milk replacer, concentrates and hay and during it they were tied up, given hay as a group and concentrates individually. Feeding was approximately to appetite.

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