Effect of Monensin on performance of finishing steers

Citation data:

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports, Issue: 1, Page: 69-70

Publication Year:
1977
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Repository URL:
https://newprairiepress.org/kaesrr/vol0/iss1/1299
DOI:
10.4148/2378-5977.2702
Author(s):
Tobyne, D.; Fink, G.; Riley, Jack G.
Publisher(s):
New Prairie Press; Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service
Tags:
Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291; Cattlemen's Day; 1977; Beef; Monensin; Performance; Steers; Animal Sciences; Other Animal Sciences
article description
We used 72 Hereford and Hereford x Angus cross yearling steers to further evaluate 200 mg Monensin (trade name Rumensin) per head daily. Monensin improved gain 6.7% and significantly improved efficiency, 12.3%.