Fattening trials with young Black Pied Lowland cattle and their crosses with Aberdeen-Angus. 1. Differences in feed intake and efficiency of conversion between young Black Pied Lowland cattle and their crosses with Aberdeen-Angus

Witt, M.; Huth, F.W.; Selhausen, D.

Ziichtungskunde 39: 159-169

1967


Accession: 014476144

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Abstract
The cattle studied were Black Pied Lowland and Aberdeen-Angus x Black Pied Lowland: there were 23 purebred and 17 crossbred bulls and 13 and 15 heifers. They were fed indoors mainly on silage and sugar beet tops, with a small amount of concentrate. Average daily intakes of starch equivalent (SE) from 50 to 350 kg liveweight for the groups in the order given were 2215, 2332, 2351 and 2395 g.