Backgrounding Calves Part 2: Herd Health and Feeding

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Backgrounding Calves Part 2: Herd Health and Feeding

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dc.contributor.author Sewell, Homer B.
dc.contributor.author Jacobs, Victor E.
dc.contributor.author Gerrish, James R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-30T21:34:59Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-30T21:34:59Z
dc.date.issued 1993-10
dc.identifier.other G2096
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3391
dc.description.abstract Backgrounding calves, or taking weaned calves at about 450 pounds and feeding them up to 750 pounds or so, is becoming more popular among cattle producers. It can be a profit maker for the producer who wants an alternative to the cow/calf business, wants to use excess forage or other roughages, has extra time during parts of the year, or wants to add flexibility to his current cattle operation. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Missouri Extension en
dc.relation.ispartof Extension publications (MU)
dc.subject backgrounding calves en
dc.subject flexible cattle operation en
dc.subject herd health en
dc.subject.lcsh Calves -- Feeding and feeds
dc.subject.lcsh Calves -- Nutrition
dc.subject.lcsh Calves -- Health
dc.title Backgrounding Calves Part 2: Herd Health and Feeding en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. Extension


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