Studies on growing and fattening of Korean native cattle of Jeju. 2. Growing and fattening of calves from crossbreeding Korean natives of Jeju with Brahman and Santa Gertrudis cattle

Cheong, S.K.; Ra, K.J.; Kim, H.S.; Lee, K.S.

Research Reports of the Office of Rural Development, S Korea 18: 7-14


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For part 1 see NAR 47, 14152. Groups of 5 bullocks were fattened. They were pure Korean from Jeju or from Korean cows sired by Brahman bulls, given a prestarting feed during suckling or not or by Santa Gertrudis bulls or from Brahman X Korean cows sired by a Brahman bull. From initial weights 78, 122, 106, 104 and 150 kg at 6 months average daily gains were 530, 720, 730, 630 and 660 g daily to final weights at 19 months 301, 425, 412, 370 and 428 kg. Intake of total digestible nutrients were 6.45, 6.04, 5.76, 6.13 and 6.60 kg/kg gained. (From summary.).